Some articles on sort, sorts:
... Several artistic works are entitled "A Sort of Homecoming." Among them are A Sort of Homecoming (song) A Sort of Homecoming (album) The phrase was coined by Paul Celan to refer to ...
... judgment, Holt gave this well-known statement of the categories of bailment “ And there are six sorts of bailments ... The first sort of bailment is, a bare naked bailment of goods, delivered by one man to another to keep for the use of the bailor and this I call a depositum, and it is ... The second sort is, when goods or chattels that are useful, are lent to a friend gratis, to be used by him and this is called commodatum, because the thing is to be restored in specie ...
... Strand sort is a sorting algorithm ... It is a comparison sort due to its use of comparisons when removing strands and when merging them into the sorted array ... The strand sort algorithm is O(n2) in the average case ...
... We kind of engineered it so that we would get the tracks down, get all of the sort of essential parts down and then, halfway through the recording he kind of came in, and when we were doing ...
... Some of them are selection sort, bubble sort, insertion sort, merge sort, quicksort, heapsort, and counting sort ...
More definitions of "sort":
- (noun): An approximate definition or example.
Example: "She wore a sort of magenta dress"; "she served a creamy sort of dessert thing"
- (noun): A category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality.
Synonyms: kind, form, variety
- (noun): A person of a particular character or nature.
Example: "What sort of person is he?"; "he's a good sort"
- (noun): An operation that segregates items into groups according to a specified criterion.
Famous quotes containing the word sort:
“The conclusion has never changed: the worst sort of people come here for the worst sort of reasons and put upon those of us who have conveniently forgotten where we came from and how we got here.”
—Anna Quindlen (b. 1952)
“Ethelberta breathed a sort of exclamation, not right out, but stealthily, like a parsons damn.”
—Thomas Hardy (18401928)
“English people ... are very kind, very friendly, interested in a general way, and consider us a great, wonderful, unknown sort of Australia, and that is all.”
—M. E. W. Sherwood (18261903)