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re·triev·al

 (rĭ-trē′vəl)
n.
1. The act or process of retrieving.
2. Computers The process of accessing information from memory or other storage devices.
3. The possibility of being retrieved or restored: lost possessions beyond retrieval.

retrieval

(rɪˈtriːvəl)
n
1. the act or process of retrieving
2. the possibility of recovery, restoration, or rectification (esp in the phrase beyond retrieval)
3. (Computer Science) a computer filing operation that recalls records or other data from a file

re•triev•al

(rɪˈtri vəl)

n.
1. the act of retrieving.
2. the chance of recovery or restoration: lost beyond retrieval.
[1635–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.retrieval - (computer science) the operation of accessing information from the computer's memoryretrieval - (computer science) the operation of accessing information from the computer's memory
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
computer operation, machine operation - an elementary operation that a computer is designed and built to perform
stovepiping - retrieval of information from unconnected databases; the situation that exists when it is necessary to climb out of one database in order to climb down into another; sometimes used for protection against wandering hackers
2.retrieval - the cognitive operation of accessing information in memory; "my retrieval of people's names is very poor"
remembering, memory - the cognitive processes whereby past experience is remembered; "he can do it from memory"; "he enjoyed remembering his father"
3.retrieval - the act of regaining or saving something lost (or in danger of becoming lost)
human action, human activity, act, deed - something that people do or cause to happen
repossession - the action of regaining possession (especially the seizure of collateral securing a loan that is in default)
reclamation - the recovery of useful substances from waste products
deliverance, rescue, saving, delivery - recovery or preservation from loss or danger; "work is the deliverance of mankind"; "a surgeon's job is the saving of lives"
ransom - the act of freeing from captivity or punishment
retaking, recapture - the act of taking something back

retrieval

noun
The act of getting back or regaining:
Translations
إسْتِرْداد، إسْتِعادَه
získávání
generhvervelse
visszanyerés
endurheimt
bulup geri getirmetekrar ele geçir me

retrieval

[rɪˈtriːvəl] N
1. (Comput) → recuperación f
data retrievalrecuperación f de datos
2. (= recovery) → recuperación f
beyond retrievalirrecuperable
3. (Hunting) → cobra f

retrieval

[rɪˈtriːvəl] n
(COMPUTING) [information, data, file] → extraction f
(= recovery) [object, money] → récupération f

retrieval

n
(= recovering)Zurück-/Hervor-/Heraus-/Herunterholen nt; (= rescuing)Rettung f; (from wreckage etc) → Bergung f; (of material from waste)Rückgewinnung f; (Comput: of information) → Abfragen nt, → Abrufen nt; (after a crash) → Wiederherstellen nt; (of honour, position, money, investment)Wiedererlangen nt; (of loss)Wiedergutmachen nt
(= setting to rights, of error) → Wiedergutmachung f; (of situation)Rettung f; beyond retrievalhoffnungslos
(by dog) → Apportieren nt

retrieval

[rɪˈtriːvl] n (Comput) → richiamo; (see vb) → ricupero, riconquista, rimedio, richiamo

retrieve

(rəˈtriːv) verb
1. to get back (something which was lost etc). My hat blew away, but I managed to retrieve it; Our team retrieved its lead in the second half.
2. (of usually trained dogs) to search for and bring back (birds or animals that have been shot by a hunter).
reˈtrieval noun
reˈtriever noun
a breed of dog trained to find and bring back birds and animals that have been shot.

re·triev·al

n. recuperación de algo.
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