interleaving

[ in-ter-lee-ving ]

nounComputers.
  1. 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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How to use interleaving in a sentence

  • This ingenious interleaving of the Bible and the Peerage found a host of admirers.

    Art in England | Dutton Cook
  • 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
  • Printed in black ink on cream laid book paper, without interleaving of tissue.

  • Damp some white blotting-paper by interleaving it with common white paper that has been wetted with a sponge.

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