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conflation


conflation


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Conflation  \Con*fla"tion\,  n.  [L.  conflatio.] 
  A  blowing  together,  as  of  many  instruments  in  a  concert,  or 
  of  many  fires  in  a  foundry.  [R.]  --Bacon. 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  conflation 
 
    Combining  or  blending  of  two  or  more  versions  of  a 
  text;  confusion  or  mixing  up  Conflation  {algorithms}  are 
  used  in  {databases}. 
 
  [Any  specific  technical  meaning?] 
 
  (1996-04-14)