An area of disk (e.g. a swap file) used to store the state of a process that has been swapped out. Under a virtual memory system, it is the amount of swap space rather than the amount of physical memory which determines the maximum size of a single process and the maximum total size of all active processes.
noun 1. another name for swap (sense 4)
noun 1. (in India) self-government. 2. (initial capital letter) (formerly, in British India) the political party supporting this principle over British rule. noun 1. (in British India) self-government; independence
noun 1. the grassy surface of land; turf. 2. a stretch of turf; a growth of grass. verb (used with object) 3. to cover with sward or turf. verb (used without object) 4. to become covered with sward. noun 1. turf or grass or a stretch of turf or grass verb 2. to cover or […]
verb, Archaic. 1. simple past tense of swear. verb (used without object), swore or (Archaic) sware; sworn; swearing. 1. to make a solemn declaration or affirmation by some sacred being or object, as a deity or the Bible. 2. to bind oneself by oath. 3. to give evidence or make a statement on oath. 4. […]