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eyeball search definition

jargon
(Or vgrep) To look for something in a mass of code or data with one's own native optical sensors, as opposed to using some sort of pattern matching software like grep or any other automated search tool.
Compare vdiff, desk check.
[Jargon File]
(1997-12-17)

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