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See meteorite.

What does it mean when you dream about finding something?

Finding an object in a dream often symbolizes discovering something in our lives—finding our sense of self-identity; finding our place. The dream might also be drawing on the meaning of common idioms, such as to “find out,” “find one’s bearings,” or “fault finding.”

find

[fīnd]
(industrial engineering)
The therblig representing the mental reaction which occurs on recognizing an object at the end of the elemental motion search; now seldom used.

Find

An external DOS/Windows command that provides a "case sensitive" search for text in a file. Find is also used to locate files based on the text within the file name (see filters and pipes). Grep is the Mac/Unix/Linux counterpart to Find; however, there are third-party grep utilities for Windows as well (see grep).

The following example locates all the batch files in the current folder that contain the text XCOPY:
find "xcopy" *.bat
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He notes the system is quickly finding favor with insurance carriers, repair facilities, and parts and materials suppliers across the country, as Ensera revolutionizes the automotive repair claims processes by allowing all the commercial participants involved -- insurance carriers, repair facilities, parts and materials suppliers, as well as the carriers' consumers -- to transact, exchange, and share information via the Internet.
BUSINESS WIRE)--June 26, 1995--Providing a sound client/server solution to maximize computing investments, SAS Institute's release of the SAS System for the Apple Macintosh is finding favor among organizations looking to empower users, including key decision makers.