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  1. An essentially equal exchange of two comparable things.
    verb (swaps, swapping, swapped)
    1. To exchange or give something in exchange for something else.
    2. (computing, always with "out") To move a piece of a program or its data out of memory, into the swap file (stored on a larger, slower medium such as a hard drive.)
    • French: échanger
    Etymology: Uncertain, probably from imitative origin.

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