remote inquiry

remote inquiry

[ri′mōt ′iŋ‚kwə·rē]
(computer science)
Interrogation of the content of an automatic data-processing equipment storage unit from a device remotely displaced from the storage unit site.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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