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area search

[′er·ē·ə ‚sərch]
(computer science)
A computer search that examines only those records which satisfy some broad criteria.
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The aim of these area search operations is to mount pressure, move the militants out of villages and into the forests.
AN Australian aircraft hunting for the missing Malaysian jet has picked up a new possible underwater signal in the same area search crews previously detected sounds consistent with an aircraft's black boxes.
An area search was conducted, including inside the Wal-Mart store, but Caley had not been found as of 9 p.m.
"Inquiries were made by police and an area search was undertaKen and the woman, who was in her 30s, returned home of her own accord safe and well on Sunday evening."
"Officers found him and his daughter very distressed and quickly detained the defendant after an area search."
Wasp 17 - the 17th planet discovered by the Wide Area Search for Planets - orbits a star 1,000 light years away in the constellation of Scorpius.
He said evidence recovered there led staff to Baggeridge Park, in Staffordshire, where dog teams conducted an open area search while the Royal Engineers, using ground penetrating radar, recovered evidence which had been buried months earlier.
Specialist Hoffman and his dog also earned a third-place award in the building and area search events.
The Air Force Research Laboratory at Eglin Air Force Base (AFB), FL, awarded Lockheed Martin a $12 M contract for the Autonomous Wide Area Search Munition (AWASM) program, focused on integrating a two-way data link capability into a wide area search miniature munition.
"An area search was conducted, however, no one was located."
Checks made on the vehicle revealed Dean owned the KA and officers launched an area search with the help of dog patrols and the police helicopter.