tag sort


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tag sort

[′tag ‚sȯrt]
(computer science)
A method of sorting data in which the addresses of records rather than the records themselves are used to determine the sequence.
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tag sort

A sorting procedure in which the key fields are sorted first to create the correct order, and then the actual data records are placed into that order.
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