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Alternative US spelling of "marshalling".
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marshaling

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A procedure for guiding an aircraft on the ground with hand signals, marshaling pads, or handheld lights at night. Marshaling bats are yellow. The person guiding the aircraft is called a marshaler. The position of the marshaler and some of the signals used for guiding the aircraft are shown in the illustration.
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data marshalling

To prepare data for processing or for transport over a network. Data marshalling may collect data from a single source or from multiple sources, but then performs the necessary conversion to a common format for processing or for transmission. See marshal.

marshal

An English word that means to arrange into a particular order as a means of preparation. See data marshalling.
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