(Especially in data processing) the process of sorting or its result.
- 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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