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A data search performed within a predefined table of values (array, matrix, etc.) or within a data file. The noun is "lookup;" however, the verb is two words; for example, "look up the address." See lookup table and table lookup.
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Easy look-ups from within the tax program to resources like Package X and master tax guides (e.
Until the 12 PC-based Conveyant Systems TeleDesk workstations were installed, City Hall operators had to do manual look-ups of emergency numbers from printed directories.
This algorithm requires only five table look-ups, five XOR's, and four shifts per input byte.
For this reason, we need a very reliable DNS service to ensure that internet traffic flows smoothly and all look-ups work when current and potential customers search for us online.
She added: "I've created an 'urban hike' activity to work with local people to create their own LookUp project and I'd love to come back to Cardiff with this and get more Look-Ups using people's local knowledge.
Offering more than just traditional look-ups and pedigrees for tracing ancestry, Record Click pulls away from the pack by offering alternative research processes for big and small projects - such as DNA testing, forensic genealogy research, and customized ancestor searches - allowing its clients to skim the surface or do a deep dive into tracing ancestry.
MICROS said that its OPERA2Go will provide a new level of mobility for Trump Hotel employees, using smartphones and tablets to facilitate functions including check-in, check-out, reservation look-ups, room moves, updating traveler profile and preferences, housekeeping room status task sheets, as well as reports such as In-house Guest Report, Due-in Report and Due-out report.
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.
This is quite acceptable for word-oriented reference or quick look-ups, but xreferplus does not provide in-depth coverage of any subject.