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@@ -160,7 +160,7 @@ performs a lookup and range query.
At a high level, MergeIndex is a collection of one or more
in-memory **buffers** storing recently written data, plus one or more
immutable **segments** storing older data. As data is written, the
-buffers are converted to segments, and small segments are compacted
+buffers are converted to segments, and small segments are compacted
together to form larger segments. Each buffer is backed by an
append-only disk log, ensuring that the buffer state is recoverable if
the system is shut down before the buffer is converted to a segment.

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