presort

(redirected from presorted)
Also found in: Dictionary, Acronyms.

presort

[prē′sȯrt]
(computer science)
The first part of a sort program in which data items are arranged into strings that are equal to or greater than some prescribed length.
The sorting of data on off-line equipment before it is processed by a computer.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
In addition to capitalizing on Quad-enabled workflow management tools such as Impoze for the planning, manufacturing and distribution of its magazines, and DBLonline for the online approval of plate-ready files, Rodale benefits from the printer's comprehensive Multi-Mailing program, which generates significant postal savings by combining the mailstreams of several different publishers into one large mailstream presorted for postal efficiencies.
In only four steps, a mailing list is verified, corrected and coded for address accuracy; de-duplicated; presorted for the lowest postage rates possible; and printed with barcoded labels in any format, using any printer.
Using a PC with any version of Windows(R), mail is presorted and printed, qualifying for the lowest allowable postage.
PLUS adds Presort Accuracy Validation and Evaluation (PAVE), a platform to measure the quality of presorted products as well as determine accuracy, to meet USPS presort standards and allow for quicker, discounted processing and mailing.