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Definition of hot-swap verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

hot-swap

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈhɒt swɒp//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhɑːt swɑːp//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they hot-swap
BrE BrE//ˈhɒt swɒp//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhɑːt swɑːp//
 
he / she / it hot-swaps
BrE BrE//ˈhɒt swɒps//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhɑːt swɑːps//
 
past simple hot-swapped
BrE BrE//ˈhɒt swɒpt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhɑːt swɑːpt//
 
past participle hot-swapped
BrE BrE//ˈhɒt swɒpt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhɑːt swɑːpt//
 
-ing form hot-swapping
BrE BrE//ˈhɒt swɒpɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhɑːt swɑːpɪŋ//
 
 
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hot-swap something (informal) to fit or replace a computer part with the power still connected
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: hot-swap