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a. a formal inspection by a jury of the place where an alleged crime was committed
b. a formal inspection of property in dispute
2. a sight of a hunted animal before or during the chase
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
view(1) To display and look at data on screen.
(2) In relational database management, a special display of data, created as needed. A view temporarily ties two or more files together so that the combined files can be displayed, printed or queried; for example, customers and orders or vendors and purchases. Fields to be included are specified by the user. The original files are not permanently linked or altered; however, if the system allows editing, the data in the original files will be changed.
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