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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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