what does collation mean?

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  • maî
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago
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    Collation is assembling in proper numerical or logical sequence.

    The copier automatically sorts the pages into a collation. or...

    One collation system is numerical sorting.

    A collation is a also careful examination and comparison to note points of disagreement.

    Collation is a set of rules determining how to compare and sort character data. or...

    Using a collation like utf8_bin causes unexpected results.

    AND finally a collation is a light meal.

    We went to a bistro to cater the perfect collation for the office meeting. (You frequently find this term referring to a light luncheon in historical novels.)

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  • Bilbo
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    Depends on context

    a) careful examination and comparison to note points of disagreement

    b) assembling in proper numerical or logical sequence eg collating a book

    c) a light informal meal (somtimes a cold collation) usually a collection of dishes

    Source(s): wordreference.com
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  • 1 decade ago

    # bite: a light informal meal

    # assembling in proper numerical or logical sequence

    # careful examination and comparison to note points of disagreement

    Source(s): wordnet.princeton.edu/perl/webwn
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  • 1 decade ago

    A light meal permitted on fast days.

    Source(s): www.dictionary.com
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