lookup

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Noun[edit]

lookup (plural lookups)

  1. An attempt to retrieve data.
    My database lookup failed because I misspelled the word.
  2. 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.

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lookup

  1. Misspelling of look up.

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