retrieval

Definitions

  • Dutchess retrieves her pie
    Dutchess retrieves her pie
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n retrieval the act of regaining or saving something lost (or in danger of becoming lost)
    • n retrieval the cognitive operation of accessing information in memory "my retrieval of people's names is very poor"
    • n retrieval (computer science) the operation of accessing information from the computer's memory
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Smartest dogs: 1) Scottish border collie; 2) Poodle; 3) Golden retriever
    • n Retrieval The act retrieving.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n retrieval The act or process of retrieving; recovery; restoration.
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Usage

In literature:

Just retrieved 'em, you know.
"Dragon's blood" by Henry Milner Rideout
The government resolved to retrieve the disaster at Detroit, by an invasion of Canada on the Niagara frontier.
"Sustained honor" by John R. Musick,
But we will give you one more chance to retrieve yourself.
"The Worlds Greatest Books" by Arthur Mee, J. A. Hammerton, Eds.
In 1820, Clay retired to private life in order to retrieve his fortunes by practice at the bar.
"Beacon Lights of History, Volume XII" by John Lord
Even this failed to retrieve the day, the tide having fallen too low for a successful landing.
"Beacon Lights of History, Volume XIV" by John Lord
Matthews, who had behaved in a cowardly manner in the first affair, sought to retrieve his honour by sending a second challenge.
"The Wits and Beaux of Society" by Grace & Philip Wharton
Just give him one chance to retrieve that fumble!
"The Half-Back" by Ralph Henry Barbour
And now how was he, a dead man, to retrieve it?
"Somewhere in France" by Richard Harding Davis
There is no dog more knowing and sagacious in his own particular way than a well-trained retriever.
"A Cotswold Village" by J. Arthur Gibbs
Besides I'd like to teach him how to retrieve grouse.
"The Sky Line of Spruce" by Edison Marshall
Mr. Ferdinand Fitzroy was ambitious, and desirous of retrieving his character.
"The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Vol. 12, Issue 340, Supplementary Number (1828)" by Various
At this juncture, the services of my old Newfoundlander, Retriever, came forcibly to my mind.
"The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction" by Various
You must go on again and retrieve it.
"The Sorcery Club" by Elliott O'Donnell
But Fairfax had not forgotten the splendid young man, and had every wish to retrieve his fortunes for him.
"The Life of John Milton, Volume 5 (of 7), 1654-1660" by David Masson
The urgency of retrieving his mistake kept him calm and cool, prompting him to reply with assumed indifference.
"The Street Called Straight" by Basil King
Harleston, chuckling, returned to his quarters; retrieved from the floor a leaf and a petal and tossed them out of the window.
"The Cab of the Sleeping Horse" by John Reed Scott
With Directions in Shooting Wood-Pigeons and Breaking-in Retrievers.
"A Woman's Part in a Revolution" by Natalie Harris Hammond
But the disaster was past retrieving.
"With Rimington" by L. March Phillipps
She realized her mistake, and promised to retrieve it during the week; but the week was full of planning and journeying and talking.
"The Quest of the Silver Fleece" by W. E. B. Du Bois
Go back now to her, and by fulfilling the duties of a mother try to retrieve the past.
"Bessie's Fortune" by Mary J. Holmes
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In poetry:

For pity comes when they see us grieved,
Or forced to lie on a couch of pain,
And a hasty word is soon retrieved,
And the loan of money may leave no stain.
"Friendship" by John Lawson Stoddard
All that pass by, To Jesus draw near,
He utters a cry, Ye sinners, give ear!
From hell to retrieve you He spreads out his hands;
Now, now to receive you, He graciously stands.
"All That Pass" by Charles Wesley
Then his master raised head too, and sniffed:
It struck him the dog had a sense
That honoured both dam and sire.
You have guessed how the tower was afire.
The Shannon retriever dates thence.
"To Children: For Tyrants" by George Meredith
Those hearts of ours -- what fools! what fools!
How they laugh at wisdom, her cant and rules!
How they waste their powers, and, when wasted, grieve
For what they have squandered, but cannot retrieve.
"A Reverie" by Abram Joseph Ryan
And thus we part, with no believing
In any chance of future years.
We have no idle self-deceiving,
No half-consoling hopes and fears;
We know the Gods grant no retrieving
A wasted chance. Fate knows no tears.
"Fate Knows No Tears" by Laurence Hope
Disgrace, dishonour, no rally, ah no retrieving,
The scorn of scorns shall his name and his nation brand,
'T is a sword that smites from the rear, his helmet cleaving,
That hurls him to earth, to his death on the desert sand.
"The Sleep of Sigismund" by Jean Ingelow

In news:

Fortunately, there are always a few who will circle back to retrieve what is best.
Well you've had breakfast with "The Club" (WYRK's Breakfast Club… for those who are a little slow this morning), now we invite you to enjoy a lil bite with our friend Ginger the Golden retriever .
Chocolate Lab and Golden Retriever .
Male golden retriever in Hartville area.
Male golden retriever found in the Uniontown/Hartville area.
Golden Retriever at Garfield High School.
Gun Dog Group: Golden Retriever .
Golden Retriever Rescue & Adoption of Needy Dogs (GRRAND).
Golden retriever Toby came to Dave Shuffett and to Kentucky Life thanks to Paige Huston of Harrodsburg.
Watch a New Golden Retriever Video.
Golden Retriever Eats With Hands.
Cop Shoots Family's Golden Retriever Seven Times, Community Protests.
Yellowstone National Park rangers are looking for whoever illegally retrieved a bull elk carcass from inside the park last month.
The requested URL could not be retrieved.
FDA Clears First Bi-Directionally Retrievable Vena Cava Filter.
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In science:

We denote this response by Retrieve(s, T2k , i).
On ad hoc routing with guaranteed delivery
Similarly, we can retrieve the j -th neighbor uj i of vi (j = 1, 2, 3), using the same amount of memory.
On ad hoc routing with guaranteed delivery
If the information in the bit ends up in different places depending on some other variables, it cannot be retrieved in this way .
Maximum Power Efficiency and Criticality in Random Boolean Networks
The ability to retrieve the logical bit at a later time is essential; even with a complete description of a given TM, this entire-machine erasure rate is an uncomputable function, even for computations that halt .
Maximum Power Efficiency and Criticality in Random Boolean Networks
Although by solving the coupledoperator equations the Heisenberg-Langevin theory predicts the correct pattern, the physics behind the precursor is not easy to be retrieved from this theory.
Narrow-Band Biphoton Generation near Atomic Resonance
We made use of public archives to retrieve X-ray data for our program stars.
A Spectroscopic Survey of WNL Stars in the LMC: General Properties and Binary Status
Zeinalipour-Yazti, D., Kalogeraki, V., and Gunopulos, D. 2005. Exploiting locality for scalable information retrieval in peer-to-peer networks.
Content Sharing for Mobile Devices
PORS: Proofs of retrievability for large files.
Efficient Defence against Misbehaving TCP Receiver DoS Attacks
Then in Section 4, in the framework of the validation of our implementation, we retrieve the results obtained by Breiter et al. (2005).
Global dynamics of high area-to-mass ratios GEO space debris by means of the MEGNO indicator
For these galaxies, the data were retrieved from the Spitzer archive. 8 GIPSY, the Groningen Image Processing SYstem (van der Hulst et al.
Dynamical Centers and Non-Circular Motions in THINGS Galaxies: Implications for Dark Matter Halos
With the photometric errors, metallicity variation and binary fraction set to zero, M E AD is very successful at retrieving the input distance-extinction relation, as shown in Fig. 12.
High Spatial Resolution Galactic 3D Extinction Mapping with IPHAS
The top panel shows the retrieved extinction-distance relationship, given an offset of 0.05 (black dots) or −0.05 (green crosses) to the Ha magnitudes of the objects.
High Spatial Resolution Galactic 3D Extinction Mapping with IPHAS
Thus in practice, when you package information and then send it either across the space dimension as a signal or across the time dimension via storage and retrieval, you are transmitting information.
The transmission sense of information
Indeed, we use the same error-correcting codes for storage and retrieval on CDs as we do for sending digital images from deep space back to Earth (Cipra, 1993).
The transmission sense of information
Also notice that in Line 6, the Global-Topk probability of a tuple without tying tuples is retrieved directly.
Semantics and Evaluation of Top-k Queries in Probabilistic Databases
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