backward search

backward search

[¦bak·wərd ′sərch]
(computer science)
A search of a document or database that starts at the cursor's location and moves backwards toward the beginning of the document or database.
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He finds the explanation not in the onward march of technology but in their backward search for inspiration, in traditional cultural values, in attitudes to how war should be waged, and in particular in their attitudes to the heroic past.
Many search engines have a backward search function Plug in as address and see how many have linked to it.
To extract a plan if any, a backward search is performed.
WebCrawler has another feature that is useful to users with their own home pages: a backward search function, which reports on who linked to your home page so you can keep track of visitors as a marketing tool.
Users are able to start, pause, rewind, fast forward search, and fast backward search each digital video stream independently with prompt and predictable response times.
Users are able to open, start, pause, rewind, fast forward search, and fast backward search each digital video stream independently with prompt and predictable response times.
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