American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A procedure in which a table of values stored in a computer is searched until a specified value is found.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Computers) an operation that determines whether one or more of a set of items has a specified property.
- v. seek information from
- n. an operation that determines whether one or more of a set of items has a specified property
“But, on the off chance that the name lookup fails, we will be covered.”
“You can see the full list by clicking to SRI International's report here and scrolling down to the table listed under "domain lookup prevention.”
“How to navigate within the content using the interface viewing table of contents, using search tools, finding a citation, using title lookup”
“The electronic case lookup is an innovation of Probate Judge Merri Rudd and her staff, allowing the public access to docket information on all cases filed between 1978 and now.”
“Based on the way she parses book titles, does a keyword lookup and filters the results based on her own prejudices, I don't think she'd even pass the Turing test.”
“Is there a way to limit the tag lookup to ichc only?”
“It sounds like they got a phone list by a name lookup, but they have incomplete names.”
“It is fantastic for displaying exactly what is happening when you are doing a name lookup to DNS.”
“Samba access works, but the name lookup (DNS) is not aware of the new hostname.”
“Fortunately, in today's context, you have a third option in the form of reverse phone call lookup services.”
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