from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A procedure in which a table of values stored in a computer is searched until a specified value is found.
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- n. An attempt to retrieve data.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. an operation that determines whether one or more of a set of items has a specified property.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. seek information from
- n. an operation that determines whether one or more of a set of items has a specified property
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