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Related to ascending sort: Descending sort
ascending sort[ə′send·iŋ ′sȯrt]
The arrangement of records or other data into a sequence running from the lowest to the highest in a specified field.
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ascending sortArranging data from the normal low to high sequence; for example, from A to Z or from 0 to 9. Contrast with descending sort.
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