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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.”

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(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
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Clr Cooper said: "Obviously pleased that my use of 140 characters has found favour.
The 22,647-strong crowd for the under-21 match - as well as the club's facilities - have found favour with those charged with finding a ground for the pre-Olympic fixture.
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The Red Cross has launched a text service in first aid, which has found favour with thousands of people, who keep downloading cardio pulmonary resuscitation instructions to their handsets.
THE Footsie roared back from last week'scrash as bankrescue plans in the UK and Europe found favour with investors.
After her predecessor, Alistair Darling, scuppered it on cost grounds, the idea found favour with Ruth Kelly's pro-green agenda.
It found favour with William Gladstone, whose bust adorns the centre - he found bathing in the sea there later than May to be too enervating an experience.
Last week's Wales on Sunday found favour with at least one person - folk legend Billy Bragg.