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- v. Present participle of sort.
- n. ordering
- n. categorizing
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of separating into sorts.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an operation that segregates items into groups according to a specified criterion
- n. grouping by class or kind or size
- n. the basic cognitive process of arranging into classes or categories
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They know who the socks belong to so they can help in sorting the washing.
OtherAl had read the rulebook more recently than I had, and was a great help to me in sorting out the new rules.
She also stressed the need to step up the modernisation programme to bring in sorting machines to make the company more efficient, which could be funded after privatisation.
In addition to lax list distribution policies, the enforcement side of the do-not-call list raises serious alarm bells with the majority of complaints being dismissed as invalid without CRTC investigation, the appearance of a conflict of interest in sorting through complaints, and a regulator that has been content to issue to “warnings” rather than levying the tough penalties contained in the law.
With so many billions at stake in sorting out our energy future, the ability to cite "independent university research" will surely be a powerful tool for persuading lawmakers and swaying public opinion.
The sorting is quite obvious; less competent people are more likely to get caught (and more likely to be able to be railroaded) and less able to mount a good defence.
It wasn't immediately clear if Mr. Fillon is unhappy with the progress the oil industry is making in sorting out the supply problems.
And of that decimal, each of the paired-off opponents tend to give their own predilections an overwhelming bias in sorting out new information.
And I do think — required or not — participation will always be higher if sorting is not required. scorn,
And despite some initial difficulties newcomers might have in sorting out the various stories, this episode would still be a fine place to start.