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 for swapping
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Swap \Swap\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Swapped; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Swapping.] [OE. swappen to strike; cf. E. to strike a
     bargain; perh. akin to E. sweep. Cf. Swap a blow, Swap,
     v. i.] [Written also swop.]
     1. To strike; -- with off. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] "Swap off his
        head!" --Chaucer.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To exchange (usually two things of the same kind); to
        swop. [Colloq.] --Miss Edgeworth.
        [1913 Webster]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  34 Moby Thesaurus words for "swapping":
     agency, backscratching, barter, bartering, brokerage,
     buying and selling, colossal, dealing, doing business, enormous,
     even trade, exchange, giant, gigantic, give-and-take,
     horse trading, immense, interchange, jobbing, jumbo, logrolling,
     mammoth, merchandising, pork barrel, retailing, swap, switch,
     trade, trading, trafficking, tremendous, wheeling and dealing,
     wholesaling, whopping
  
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  swap
  swapped in
  swapped out
  swapping
  
      To move a program from fast-access memory
     to a slow-access memory ("swap out"), or vice versa ("swap
     in").  The term often refers specifically to the use of a
     hard disk (or a swap file) as virtual memory or "swap
     space".
  
     When a program is to be executed, possibly as determined by a
     scheduler, it is swapped into core for processing; when it
     can no longer continue executing for some reason, or the
     scheduler decides its time slice has expired, it is swapped
     out again.
  
     This contrasts with "paging" systems in which only parts of a
     program's memory is transfered.
  
     [{Jargon File]
  
     (1996-11-22)
  

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