Definition of sortation in English:

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Pronunciation: /sôrˈtāSHən/


(Especially in data processing) the process of sorting or its result.
Example sentences
  • It is limited to 100 alphanumeric characters and is used for high-speed sortation.
  • Deliveries are heavier and take longer and there have been big changes to sortation.
  • The product type is first identified by a vision sortation system, then automatically put away in one of 26 lanes.


Mid 19th century: from sort (verb) + -ation.

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Syllabification: sor·ta·tion

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