Definition Of search


an act of searching for someone or something.

the police carried out a thorough search of the premises

try to find something by looking or otherwise seeking carefully and thoroughly.

I searched among the rocks, but there was nothing

Example Of search

  • search our online archive for stories dating back to February 1996

  • A blast homology search of all available databases reveals no significant homology to the white locus polymorphic indel.

  • A computerized search through all relevant databases was also conducted using several combinations of keywords.

  • A final heuristic search was initiated with all parameters estimated.

  • A heuristic search was carried out to find the most parsimonious tree (s).

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