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lookup (plural lookups)
- An attempt to retrieve data.
- My database lookup failed because I misspelled the word.
- The process of locating a term in a reference work.
- 2018, James Lambert, “Setting the Record Straight: An In-depth Examination of Hobson-Jobson”, in International Journal of Lexicography, volume 31, number 4, DOI:https://doi.org/10.1093/ijl/ecy010, page 491:
- For some terms there is no Index entry that approaches the current spelling, making look-up difficult.
- Misspelling of .