Definition of Swap file

1. Noun. The disk space that is set aside for virtual memory.

Exact synonyms: Swap Space
Generic synonyms: Disc Space, Disk Space



Definition of Swap file

1. Noun. (computing) A file on disk used as auxiliary memory. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Swap File

swannier
swanniest
swanning
swannings
swanny
swanpan
swanpans
swans
swansdown
swansdowns
swanskin
swanskins
swansong
swansongs
swap
swap file (current term)
swap files
swap in
swap meet
swap out
swap space
swap spit
swape
swapes
swapfile
swapfiles
swapmeet
swapmeets
swappable
swapped

Literary usage of Swap file

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1. SAS(R) 9.1 Companion for Windows by SAS Institute (2004)
"128 MB minimum of swap file space 256 MB minimum (More memory is recommended for improved performance.) 256 MB minimum of swap file space ..."

2. The Backup Book: Disaster Recovery from Desktop to Data Center by Dorian J. Cougias, E. L. Heiberger, Karsten Koop (2003)
"Since you don't want swap file access on the same SCSI channel as data access, you need a way to separate these operations. You're now moving up to a Dell ..."

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