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page out in Technology

storage, architecture
What a paging system does when it copies part of a task's working memory from RAM to swap space on disk.
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The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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  • She had torn that page out of their chronicles of acquaintanceship, and assumed that it had never been included.

    Destiny Charles Neville Buck
  • This would read like a page out of the 'Thousand and One Nights.'

  • I assure you, Bob, it 's like a page out of some old story of chivalry to listen to him.

  • I will illustrate my meaning by a page out of my own experience.

  • This revival and its consequences are like a page out of a silly romance.

    The Spirit Land Samuel B. (Samuel Bulfinch) Emmons
  • It is like a page out of the Bible—a flight into Egypt—and they are going towards Egypt too.

    Alas! Rhoda Broughton
  • I read all that, and it was almost as unreal as a page out of the Arabian Nights.

    Half-Hours with the Idiot John Kendrick Bangs
  • My dear Colvin,—One page out of my picture book I must give you.

    Vailima Letters Robert Louis Stevenson

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