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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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