integrated data retrieval system
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integrated data retrieval system[′in·tə‚grād·əd ¦dad·ə ri′trē·vəl ‚sis·təm]
A section of a data-processing system that provides facilities for simultaneous operation of several video-data interrogations in a single line and performs required communications with the rest of the system; it provides storage and retrieval of both data subsystems and files and standard formats for data representation.
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