It's even possible that if data are retrieved, it will not definitively explain what happened in the final minutes of Flight 447.
As the family hunted for anything personal that could be retrieved, they were startled when the phone began to ring.
He could count too: he retrieved the papers in the mornings.
early 15c., retreve, originally in reference to dogs finding lost game, from Middle French retruev-, stem of Old French retreuver (Modern French retrouver) "find again, recover, meet again, recognize," from re- "again" (see re-) + trouver "to find," probably from Vulgar Latin *tropare "to compose" (see trove). Altered 16c. to retrive; modern form is from mid-17c.