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sortation

[sawr-tey-shuh n]
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noun
  1. the process or result of sorting things, especially computationally or mechanically.
  2. classification of things.
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  • In one aspect the process of sortation bears some resemblance to digestion.

    The Royal Mail

    James Wilson Hyde


British Dictionary definitions for sortation

sortation

noun
  1. the process of sorting items into groups sharing a distinguishing quality or characteristic
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