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merge

[mərj]
(computer science)
To create an ordered set of data by combining properly the contents of two or more sets of data, each originally ordered in the same manner as the output data set. Also known as mesh.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

merge

To combine two separate sets of data into one set. The resulting data may be in their original order or resequenced by key field or some other attribute of the data. See merge sort and merge purge. See also mail merge and concatenate.
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