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To place a portion of a computer memory or a peripheral unit under control of a computer program, through the action of an operator, program instruction, or executive program.
To assign a portion of a resource to an activity.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
allocateTo reserve a resource such as memory or storage. See memory allocation.
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