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Verb
/swäp/,
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swops, 3rd person singular present; swapped, past participle; swapped, past tense; swaps, 3rd person singular present; swopping, present participle; swopped, past tense; swapping, present participle; swopped, past participle;
  1. Take part in an exchange of
    • - we swapped phone numbers
    • - I'd swap places with you any day
    • - I was wondering if you'd like to swap with me
  2. Give (one thing) and receive something else in exchange
    • - swap one of your sandwiches for a cheese and pickle?
  3. Substitute (one thing) for another
    • - I swapped my busy life on Wall Street for a peaceful mountain retreat
Noun
  1. An act of exchanging one thing for another
    • - let's do a swap
  2. A thing that has been or may be given in exchange for something else
    • - I've got one already, but I'll keep this as a swap
  3. An exchange of liabilities between two borrowers, either so that each acquires access to funds in a currency they need or so that a fixed interest rate is exchanged for a floating rate


  1. trade: exchange or give (something) in exchange for
  2. barter: an equal exchange; "we had no money so we had to live by barter"
  3. move (a piece of a program) into memory, in computer science
  4. Swåp are an Anglo-Swedish band that produce a musical fusion of traditional nordic music and celtic music.
  5. The "Sun Watcher using Active Pixel System Detector and Image Processing" (SWAP) telescope is a compact EUV imager onboard the PROBA2 mission that will observe the Sun in extreme ultraviolet (EUV). SWAP will provide images of the solar corona at a temperature of roughly 1 million degrees. ...
  6. In computer programming, the act of swapping two variables refers to mutually exchanging the values of the variables. Usually, this is done with the data in memory. For example, in a program, two variables may be defined thus (in pseudocode): data_item x := 1 data_item y := 0
  7. In finance, a swap is a derivative in which counterparties exchange certain benefits of one party's financial instrument for those of the other party's financial instrument. The benefits in question depend on the type of financial instruments involved. ...
  8. The Swap is a 1979 American film directed by John Shade.
  9. (Swapping (barter)) Barter is a method of exchange by which goods or services are directly exchanged for other goods or services without using a medium of exchange, such as money. ...
  10. (Swapping) Selling one security and buying a similar one almost at the same time to take a loss, usually for tax purposes.
  11. (Swapping) is a disclosure limitation technique that involves selecting a sample of records, finding a match in the database on a set of predetermined variables, and swapping all other variables.
  12. (Swapping) Using part of the hard drive as memory when RAM is full. See Virtual Memory.
  13. (Swapping) A method used by Windows to increase the RAM memory's ability. It divides a program into the currently used portions, which is then held in the quick RAM chips, and the currently unused portion, which is held on the slow hard disk. ...
  14. (Swapping) When the rear end of the bike pivots around from side to side very quickly.
  15. (Swapping) a process by which timeshare owners trade their timeshares at a time that is convenient to both parties.
  16. (swapping) A z/OS paging operation that writes the active pages of a job to auxiliary storage and reads pages of another job from auxiliary storage into central storage.
  17. (swapping) An {operating system} is often able to run programs that require more memory than is physically available on the host system. ...
  18. (swapping) The action take by the swapper daemon when the system is extremely short of physical memory needed for use by processes. Swapping can place a heavy load on the CPU and disk I/O subsystems.
  19. (swapping) a technique used in an operating system to save memory space by moving currently inactive programs to disk (see paging).
  20. (Swaps) Two companies lend to each other different currencies (currency swaps) or at different interest rates, one fixed and one floating (interest rate swaps).
  21. (SWAPS) The simultaneous buying, selling or exchange of one security for another among investors to change maturities in a bond portfolio, for example, or because investment goals have changed.
  22. (Swaps) Interest rate and currency swaps are used to hedge and reduce the risk of changes in medium or long-term interest rates or currency exchange rates.
  23. (Swaps) A swap occurs when one currency is temporarily exchanged for another, then the currency is held and exchanged later after a fixed period of time. ...
  24. (Swaps) A foreign exchange swap is a trade that combines both a spot and a forward transaction into one deal, or two forward trades with different maturity dates.