scatter read

scatter read

[′skad·ər ‚rēd]
(computer science)
An input operation that places various segments of an input record into noncontiguous areas in central memory.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

scatter read

The capability that allows data to be input into two or more noncontiguous locations of memory with one read operation. See gather write.
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