- the act or process of retrieving
- possibility of recovery or restoration
Larry immediately called tech support when his computer crashed because the retrieval of data was urgent.
- An example of retrieval is when you lose your keys down an elevator shaft and you get your maintenance man to help you get them back.
- An example of retrieval is when you access a file that you saved on a hard drive on your computer.
Retrieval is the act of getting something back, or of accessing stored data and files in a computer.
- The act or process of retrieving.
- Computers The process of accessing information from memory or other storage devices.
- The possibility of being retrieved or restored: lost possessions beyond retrieval.
- A normal show follows the order of ticketing the offending vehicle, booting or towing the car -which depends on how many infractions the civilian has- and transporting the vehicle to the lot for retrieval by the public.
- All these traditional toys are used in games of retrieval, where a ring, rock or other heavy object is thrown to the bottom of a pool and competitors vie to be the first to reclaim it.
- While ovulation stimulation and egg retrieval research for fallopian tube problems continued, scientists also began experimenting with techniques to remedy other conception issues.
- A solution emerged in the mid 1980s with the development of ultrasound-guided egg retrieval, which could take place in a doctor's office rather than a surgical suite.
- Many endoscopes also allow the retrieval of a small sample (biopsy) of the area being examined, in order to more closely view the tissue under a microscope.