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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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Now, look-ups from any supported country will consume only one.
They let FileNET Capture be extended to encompass handprint (ICR) and machine print (OCR) recognition, with look-ups, validations and formatted data output to legacy systems.
The InfoWeb service provides full-text searching with the ability to subscribe/buy, email notifications and alerts, Web site access, and delivery of digital content, along with a Publisher Administrative Site to process offline (telephone, fax, and email) orders, customer look-ups, security access controls, real-time r eporting, content management and uploading, and more.
In addition to preferred-term mapping, explosion, and keyword-focusing techniques, experienced searchers can use new Advanced Search features, such as pull-down field indexes and searchable look-ups.
Users can fine-tune their searches by searching specific fields and by using new field indexes and searchable look-ups to pinpoint specific authors and device or drug names and manufacturers.
The legislation amending the DPPA replaced the existing "opt-out" system for individual look-ups and bulk distributions of personal information for surveys, marketing, or solicitations with an "opt-in" system.
If these genetaceuticals can cure the yips, shanks and look-ups, then they'll deserve their ranking.
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.
The iFMI technology was developed in response to a significant increase in demand for Chainalytics' freight market intelligence -- including the FMIC web-based rate estimator tool that received more than 18 million lane look-ups by consortium members in 2011.
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.