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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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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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• LookupTable and Breakpoint data objects to specify lookup tables.
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In a traditional Excel workbook, if a data table had an account number, but not an account name, we could use VLOOKUP to retrieve the related account name from the lookup table.
The lookup is performed through an efficient routing mechanism leading to the peer that actually maintains the mapping.
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