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General dictionaries General (27 matching dictionaries)
  1. retrieval: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. retrieval: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. retrieval: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. retrieval: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. retrieval: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. retrieval: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Retrieval, retrieval: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. retrieval: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. retrieval: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. retrieval: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. retrieval: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. retrieval: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Retrieval, retrieval: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. retrieval: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. retrieval: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  16. Retrieval (film), Retrieval, The Retrieval: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  17. Retrieval: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  18. retrieval: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  19. retrieval: Rhymezone [home, info]
  20. Retrieval: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  21. retrieval: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  22. retrieval: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  23. retrieval: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  24. retrieval: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  25. retrieval: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. retrieval: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. retrieval: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. retrieval: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. retrieval: Medical dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (retrieval)

noun:  the cognitive operation of accessing information in memory ("My retrieval of people's names is very poor")
noun:  (computer science) the operation of accessing information from the computer's memory
noun:  the act of regaining or saving something lost (or in danger of becoming lost)

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Phrases that include retrieval:   content-based information retrieval, content based information retrieval, computer assisted retrieval, retrieval engine, text retrieval, more...

Words similar to retrieval:   recovery, more...

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