compare

(redirected from comparing notes)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Idioms.

compare

A fundamental computer capability. By comparing one set of data with another, the computer can locate, analyze, select, reorder and make decisions. After comparing, the computer can indicate whether the data were equal or which set was numerically greater or less than the other. See ASCII chart and computer.
References in periodicals archive ?
Lindsey is concerned to learn that Esther has been visiting Kath and Kim, but she should probably be more worried about her sister's girlfriend comparing notes with Mercedes, who has developed a few suspicions of her own.
A WELSH sheep farmer and a Ugandan coffee farmer have been comparing notes on how to achieve a fair price for their produce.
Jerry Brown have been comparing notes on the budget, Medicaid, and the federal government.
Headband-wearing Karate Kid lookalike Linds and Rod's daughter may have been comparing notes on lusty nights with Calum Best.
Like most scrapbookers, he prefers the traditional method of sitting with other scrappers (called a crop) and spending hours creating, comparing notes and showing off his handiwork.