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2 definitions found
 for lookup
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  lookup \look"up\ n. (Computers)
     an operation that determines whether one or more of a set of
     items has a specified property; as, they wrote a program to
     do a table lookup.
  
     Syn: search.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  lookup
      n 1: an operation that determines whether one or more of a set
           of items has a specified property; "they wrote a program to
           do a table lookup" [syn: search, lookup]

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