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hot swap

noun

the replacing of an electronic component in a machine that is on and operating

Examples

The hot swap of the hard drive went smoothly.

verb

to replace an electronic component in a machine that is on and operating; also written hot-swap

Examples

You have to turn off the machine; you can't hot-swap.

Word Origin

1983

Usage Note

also hot swapping , n.

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