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lookup

[loo k-uhp] /ˈlʊkˌʌp/
noun
1.
an act or instance of looking something up, as information in a reference book or an online database.
Also, look-up.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50 for an earlier sense; noun use of verb phrase look up
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Examples from the web for lookup
  • The app makes you enter the number of hours of sunlight manually-no automatic lookup.
  • lookup incoherent and that should provide the explanation you want.
  • It also triggers the market price lookup software that gathers prices from websites around the globe.
  • Additional content for the navigation category of lookup.
  • lookup in an avl tree is performed exactly as in an unbalanced binary search tree.

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