Conflation



[kuh n-fley-shuh n] /kənˈfleɪ ʃən/

noun
1.
the process or result of fusing items into one entity; fusion; amalgamation.
2.
Bibliography.

n.

1620s, from Late Latin conflationem (nominative conflatio), noun of action from past participle stem of conflare (see conflate).

database
Combining or blending of two or more versions of a text; confusion or mixing up. Conflation algorithms are used in databases.
[Any specific technical meaning?]
(1996-04-14)

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