(redirected from find way)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Idioms.


See meteorite.
Collins Dictionary of Astronomy © Market House Books Ltd, 2006

What does it mean when you dream about finding something?

Finding an object in a dream often symbolizes discovering something in our lives—finding our sense of self-identity; finding our place. The dream might also be drawing on the meaning of common idioms, such as to “find out,” “find one’s bearings,” or “fault finding.”

The Dream Encyclopedia, Second Edition © 2009 Visible Ink Press®. All rights reserved.


(industrial engineering)
The therblig representing the mental reaction which occurs on recognizing an object at the end of the elemental motion search; now seldom used.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.


(1) To search for text within the current document or Web page. Control-F in Windows and Command-F in the Mac open a search box for entering text. Pressing Enter starts the search and each subsequent press continues the search.

(2) (Find) An external DOS/Windows command that provides a "case sensitive" search for text in a file. Find is also used to locate files based on the text within the file name (see filters and pipes). Grep is the Mac/Unix/Linux counterpart to Find; however, there are third-party grep utilities for Windows as well (see grep).

The following example locates all the batch files in the current folder that contain the text XCOPY:
find "xcopy" *.bat
Copyright © 1981-2019 by The Computer Language Company Inc. All Rights reserved. THIS DEFINITION IS FOR PERSONAL USE ONLY. All other reproduction is strictly prohibited without permission from the publisher.
References in periodicals archive ?
"Many people have worked to find ways to use recycled materials in the system, particularly recycled asphalt.
No matter how different you are from each other, you could always find ways to work together." Inclusion in the workplace brings out the very best in all associates.
New Delhi (India), Dec 18 ( ANI ): Former Prime Minister and seasoned economist Manmohan Singh opined that the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and central government should find ways to work in close coordination and harmony.
The subject of the events is "What are you doing against the division?", and all Cypriots are invited to attend and discuss with the way forward in an effort to reverse the trend towards partition and find ways to build a common homeland together.
Putting these issues on the global agenda, the Forum is holding discussions, trying to find ways to solve them."
I congratulate the CJP for taking note of disenfranchisement of Overseas Pakistanis and asking NADRA and ECP to find ways to give them their right of vote.
Asia CEO President Rebecca Bustamante said: 'The Logistics Forum was the most convenient platform to bring to light the new trends in logistics and find ways and means to keep up with the fast paced growth of businesses.'
LAHORE -- Pak-India Joint Business Council's (PIJBC) maiden meeting geared to explore opportunities for interaction for top business and trade leadership of the neighbouring countries and find ways to remove irritants in cross border trade, will be held on June 29 in Islamabad.
This time round, notwithstanding the immediate sharp rally, the climb to US$145 will be relatively steady, providing ample opportunity for business and consumers alike to plan for, and find ways round, the higher oil impost.
While we do this we must find ways to manage C[O.sub.2] more effectively which is why we're actively exploring carbon capture and storage technology.
"You have to find ways to use what you like to do in order to save money," says Roth.
Health bosses from NHS Yorkshire were meeting with university counterparts to find ways to attract graduates to the healthcare professions.