AskDefine | Define swapping

Dictionary Definition

swap n : an equal exchange; "we had no money so we had to live by barter" [syn: barter, swop, trade]


1 exchange or give (something) in exchange for [syn: trade, swop, switch]
2 move (a piece of a program) into memory, in computer science [also: swops, swopping, swopped, swapping, swapped]swapping See swap

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  1. present participle of swap

Extensive Definition

Swapping can mean:

See also

swapping in Japanese: スワッピング

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

agency, backscratching, barter, bartering, brokerage, buying and selling, colossal, dealing, doing business, enormous, even trade, exchange, giant, gigantic, give-and-take, horse trading, immense, interchange, jobbing, jumbo, logrolling, mammoth, merchandising, pork barrel, retailing, swap, switch, trade, trading, trafficking, tremendous, wheeling and dealing, wholesaling, whopping
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