sortation

[ sawr-tey-shuh n ]
/ sɔrˈteɪ ʃən /
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noun

the process or result of sorting things, especially computationally or mechanically.
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

/ (sɔːˈteɪʃən) /

noun

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