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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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When your dog retrieves the object, grasp it with your hands, wait, say your "Give!" cue, and then click/treat.
If, however, your dog possesses the foundation of perfect single retrieves on land and in the water, then it's definitely time to prepare him for making multiple retrieves.
Line up as many targets as you can, and retrieve the spinnerbait quickly and near the surface.
Case-based reasoning includes four major steps: retrieve, reuse, revise, and retain.
Goldfire Innovator's "semantic knowledge engine" retrieves information relevant to the problem at hand and indexes the content.
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.
For example, using `EPDM' or `ETHYLENE ADJ PROPYLENE ADJ DIENE' in the main query box, 1998 and 1999 in the date range boxes, and selecting Patent as the Document Type (from the drop down menu), retrieves 333 records.
When called upon to retrieve business records five or 10 years from now -- records likely to exist only in electronic format -- information managers will have to attest to accuracy, completeness, and authenticity, possibly without much assistance from computer professionals.
1996) (officers must have the authority to immediately "search" or retrieve, incident to a valid arrest, information from a pager in order to prevent its destruction as evidence); United States v.
O'Connor, it wasn't John McGonigle's intention to suggest that spaniels are incapable of making retrieves of 50 yards or more; they certainly are capable if making long retrieves and are sometimes called upon to do so, as in the case of a crippled, running pheasant.