descending sort


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descending sort

[di′send·iŋ ′sȯrt]
(computer science)
The arranging of data records from high to low sequence (9 to 0, and Z to A).
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descending sort

Arranging data from high to low sequence; for example, from Z to A or from 9 to 0. Contrast with ascending sort.
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