Swap Space

Technology / Computers / Swap Space: Disk space used by the kernel as "virtual" RAM. It is slower than RAM, but because disk space is cheaper, swap is usually more plentiful. Swap space is useful to the kernel for holding lesser-used data and as a fallback when physical RAM is exhausted.

Other Words for Space

Space Verb Synonyms: accommodation, seat, berth, room, place
Space Noun Synonyms: interval, lapse, period, time, hiatus, lacuna, span, while, duration, extent, spell, stretch, pause, wait, intermission, gap, break, interruption
Space Adjective Synonyms: spaciousness, room, place, expanse, elbow-room, leeway, margin, latitude, play
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Reverse A Swap

Business / Finance / Reverse A Swap: Reswap of bonds to gain the advantage of a yield spread or tax loss and restore a bond portfolio to its position before the original swap. MORE

Rate Anticipation Swaps

Business / Finance / Rate Anticipation Swaps: An exchange of bonds in a portfolio for new bonds that will achieve the target portfolio duration, given the investor's assumptions about future changes in interest rates. MORE

Put Swaption

Business / Finance / Put Swaption: A financial instrument giving the buyer the right, or option, to enter into a swap as a floating-rate payer. The writer of the swaption therefore becomes the floating-rate receiver/fixed-rate payer. MORE

Shallow Space Blocking

Technology / Television (TV) / Shallow Space Blocking: A type of blocking associated with multiple-camera, studio set productions, where, due to the shallow sets, the actors mostly move side-to-side, rather than up-and-back. MORE

Space Banking

Life Style / Time Shares / Space Banking: Space banking occurs when a timeshare owner deposits a timeshare week into an exchange company's 'bank'. In the timeshare industry, 'Space banking' is synonymous with 'banking'. MORE

Space Heater

Technology / Motors / Space Heater: Small resistance heater units mounted in a motor, that are energized, during motor shutdown, to prevent condensation of moisture on the motor windings. MORE

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