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A procedure in which a table of values stored in a computer is searched until a specified value is found.


or look′-up`,

an act or instance of looking something up, as information in a reference book.
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Noun1.lookup - an operation that determines whether one or more of a set of items has a specified property; "they wrote a program to do a table lookup"
operation - (computer science) data processing in which the result is completely specified by a rule (especially the processing that results from a single instruction); "it can perform millions of operations per second"
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What this basically means is that users can clearly view and filter their search based on the down-payment they are ready to pay, the location they prefer or by year of completion," says Munawar Ali, Lookup.
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TrueCaller is currently the most used number lookup service in India.
k] are quantized into a finite number of values, the lookup decision tables U and G have finite numbers of control values.
Corporate accounting and financial executives who rely on CCH's Accounting Research Manager (ARM) now can gain access to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC's) EDGAR filing detail through the latest ARM enhancement--10-K Lookup, made possible through a licensing agreement with 10-K Wizard.
Likewise, multiple lookup tables can be stored on the hard drive for the same reason.
While large routing tables are required for many networking applications, NP-1c with its integrated search engines uses only four low-power, low-cost DRAM chips for storing routing and other lookup tables.