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strided: /str:'d*d/ [scientific computing] adj. Said of a
   sequence of memory reads and writes to addresses, each of which is
   separated from the last by a constant interval called the `stride
   length'.  These can be a worst-case access pattern for the standard
   memory-caching schemes when the stride length is a multiple of the
   cache line size.  Strided references are often generated by loops
   through an array, and (if youre data is large enough that
   access-time is significant) it can be worthwhile to tune for better
   locality by inverting double loops or by partially unrolling the
   outer loop of a loop nest.  This usage is borderline techspeak; the
   related term `memory stride' is definitely techspeak.