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look·up

 (lo͝ok′ŭp′)
n.
A procedure in which a table of values stored in a computer is searched until a specified value is found.

look′up`

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n.
an act or instance of looking something up, as information in a reference book.
[1945–50]
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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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The top isms to earn high traffic spikes and big bumps in lookups on the dictionary company's website in 2015 over the year before are socialism, fascism, racism, feminism, communism, capitalism and terrorism.
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The Free LookUps are the most commonly used pages on our Web site, and the number of visitors and page views reveals an important Internet trend -- people need and are looking for easier ways to make the Web work for them.
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Researchers investigated possible connections between retention and lookup behavior (type of information selected and number of lookups per word).
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