Definition of Swap space

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

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



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Swap Space

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

Literary usage of Swap space

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Decision Support Systems for Ecosystem Management: An Evaluation of Existing edited by H. Todd Mowrer (1998)
"All platforms require a minimum configuration of 600 Mb available disk space; 48 Mb RAM, 200 Mb swap space; Arc/Info Rev. 7.O.3., Oracle Rei. ..."

2. Guide to Understanding Trusted Recovery in Trusted Systems by Virgil D. Gligor (1991)
"... audit trail is% full, insufficient swap space left, inadequate configuration installed, etc. The effects of discontinuities of operation are the same as ..."

3. A Briefer History of Time: From the Big Bang to the Big Mac by Eric Schulman (1999)
"... swap-space (priority -1) SB 4.13 detected OK (220) Installed 0 Press a key to continue... Sorry, wrong key. System going down IMMEDIATELY. ..."

4. SAS(R) 9.1 Companion for UNIX Environments by Institute SAS Institute, SAS Institute (2004)
"... amount of physical memory (not including swap space) that you expect to be available to SAS at run time. A good starting value is the amount of physical ..."

5. GIS-Key Environmental Data Management System: Innovative Technology by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"... in the middle of an operation, possibly due to a lack of swap space. After such a crash, lock files may need to be deleted. This is not part of routine ..."

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