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seek

[sēk]
(computer science)
To position the access mechanism of a random-access storage device at a designated location or position.
The command that directs the positioning to take place.
(ordnance)
To go toward a target or other object in reaction to some influence such as heat, light, sound, or other radiation emitted by the target or object.

seek

(storage)
To move the head of a disk drive radially, i.e., to move from one track to another.

seek

(storage)
To wind the tape to a given location.

seek

(programming)
To move the pointer that marks the next byte to be read from or written to a file.

seek

(1) To move the access arm to the requested track on a disk.

(2) An assembly language instruction that activates a seek operation on disk.

(3) A high-level programming language command used to select a record by key field.
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Job seekers rarely fail because there are no job opportunities, they fail because they don't effectively contact and follow up with the people who can lead them to jobs.
Official statistics from the Home Office yesterday revealed a dramatic 23% drop in the number of asylum seekers in "supported" local authority property by the end of March, down from 3,935 a year ago, with the number receiving subsistence allowances reducing by almost half.
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