interleaving

[ in-ter-lee-ving ]
/ ˌɪn tərˈli vɪŋ /

noun Computers.

a method for making data retrieval more efficient by rearranging or renumbering the sectors on a hard disk or by splitting a computer's main memory into sections so that the sectors or sections can be read in alternating cycles.

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Example sentences from the Web for interleaving

  • Glennard, taking the volume from his hand, glanced with a kind of repugnance at the interleaving of yellow cris-crossed sheets.

    The Touchstone|Edith Wharton
  • The backing of a flat piece of soft wood with an interleaving of stout paper or, better still, millboard, must not be forgotten.