Lookup meaning

lo͝okŭp
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A procedure in which a table of values stored in a computer is searched until a specified value is found.
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A data search performed within a predefined table of values (array, matrix, etc.) or within a data file. The noun is "lookup;" however, the verb is two words; for example, "look up the address." See lookup table and table lookup.
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An attempt to retrieve data.

My database lookup failed because I misspelled the word.

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