heapsort

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

heap +‎ sort

Noun[edit]

heapsort (plural heapsorts)

  1. (computing) A sorting algorithm based on the heap data structure.

Verb[edit]

heapsort (third-person singular simple present heapsorts, present participle heapsorting, simple past and past participle heapsorted)

  1. (transitive, computing) To sort with such an algorithm.