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retrieve

[ri′trēv]
(computer science)
To find and select specific information.
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Retrieve

To get back again; regain, revive; to make good, put right, rectify.
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Retrieve

(language)
A query language inspired JPLDIS which led to Vulcan and then to dBASE II, developed by Tymshare Corp in the 1960s.
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retrieve

To call up data that has been stored in a computer system. When a user queries a database, the data are retrieved into the computer first and then transmitted to the screen.
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The rewarding quality of arriving in the general area where the bird or other retrieve object is located is essential to keep the dog running out toward the place of a fall or the end of a drag track every subsequent time the fetch command is given.
Even if you're not interested in a formal retrieve, consider taking advantage of a good game of fetch as an opportunity to reinforce good manners behaviors.
Your partner should then toss a single retrieve, and you should send your dog.
They create a lot of "thump," even at low retrieve speeds, and the bass know it's there.
The searching is more complex for the Super Search, because the search engine retrieves cases based on semantic meanings (i.e., similarities) and the "distance" between the meanings.
would retrieve board and boards, while coat* would retrieve coat, coats, coating, coatings, coater, coaters etc.
That first retrieve will undoubtedly take place in full critical view of your companions.
The NAS device in this example may have its own direct-attached SCSI storage, ATA storage or use iSCSI to retrieve data blocks over the IP network.
Accessing this directory enables you to retrieve files that have been deleted.
Last August, RMS Titanic, Inc.--the only company authorized to retrieve Titanic artifacts--embarked on a $5 million expedition to salvage treasures from inside the ship's hull.
Entertainment Tonight will be able to digitally store and retrieve its archives much faster, more efficiently and less expensively.