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Spooling (under any system) provides an intermediate storage location for files (or program output) for printing at a later time.
In the case of VistA, the Kernel manages spooling so that the underlying OS mechanism is transparent. The Kernel subsequently transfers the text to the ^XMBS global for despooling (printing).

Source: Spinal Cord Dysfunction V. 2.0 User Manual

This is a Glossary term from the VistA Documentation Library