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[′lu̇k‚əp]
(computer science)
An operation or process in which a table of stored values is scanned (or searched) until a value equal to (or sometimes, greater than) a specified value is found.
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With this in mind, all Postcode Anywhere customers will now be able to look up addresses from across the globe at the same rate as US, Canadian and UK address look-ups, significantly cutting the cost of international address management.
When accessed from a standard mobile or iPhone, the site will be clean and easy to search and shop, and includes real time inventory updates, secure checkout and location-based store look-ups.
Additional features include Word of the Day, autocomplete in both languages, and a built-in review cycle that automatically saves quiz errors and dictionary look-ups for further practice.
tel information look-ups are available for BlackBerry, Microsoft Outlook and Windows Mobile devices.
It follows the format of the author's successful bird books and provides a fine companion volume with clear illustrations, descriptions, range maps, and an organization by tree family that lends to quick look-ups.
The quite accessible New Explorer Dictionary Of Word Origins (1892859661) provides both students and browsers with an easily-used format where entries are arranged alphabetically for quick look-ups, but provide plenty of cross-referencing for complete word understanding.
99 pre-paid annual - includes a "find-a-business" directory listing; five simultaneous classified ads, and 15 Worthopedia item/price look-ups per month.
Color photos of cards are arranged by season and provide quick look-ups of prices and makers.
Consumers most frequently refer to the "Real Estate" Yellow Pages heading when they are looking to buy a home, which represents 31 percent of category look-ups.
The patent-pending app lets retailers use product photos, logos and other imagery to easily design a custom, fully-branded POS and interactive selling tool that brings inventory alive with personalized product look-ups and recommendations.
Photos arranged by type of furniture or fixture make it simple for quick look-ups, while lists of suppliers and indexes of designers and manufacturers provide invaluable cross-referencing.
Demonstrating the power of Yellow Pages in a buying decision, 98 percent of "Glass" look-ups result in a purchase (1).