chaining
  • noun the execution of a very large program by executing small segments of it at a time, allowing programs larger than memory capacity to be run
  • The forming of a chain.
  • In computers, the linking of records, programs, units, or the like, so that the function of each item depends on the rest of the group. For instance, the linking of program statements in a manner that each statement after the first depends on the previous statement.

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