Definition of 'retrieval'
Example sentences containing 'retrieval'
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The egg retrieval was quite scary. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Rather, the process of retrieval itself has the effect of physically destabilising the system. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Frequently, this becomes the unhappy process of body retrieval. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Thus terms such as "information processing" and "information retrieval" are really "data processing" and " data retrieval". Computers Basic Facts (1983)In fact, it's much more likely to be a deficiency in the retrieval process. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He is, of course, helped by the information retrieval systems whose origins and evolution he recounts. Times, Sunday Times (2014)While this lengthy retrieval process was being effected, the batsmen were trotting up and down at their leisure to compile the 47 runs necessary for victory. Great Sporting Failures (1993)It is not easy to keep this conviction in focus, for the society in which I live sees education primarily as information retrieval. Christianity Today (2000)
Trends of 'retrieval'
Very Common. retrieval is one of the 4000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'retrieval'
British English: retrieval NOUN
The retrieval of information from a computer is the process of getting it back.
...electronic storage and retrieval systems.
Definition of retrieval from the Collins English Dictionary
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