query

(redirected from queries)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

query

n. common lawyer lingo for a question to be answered.

See: challenge, check, contest, cross-examine, dispute, doubt, examine, impugn, inquire, inquiry, interrogate, interrogation, pose, propound, question
References in periodicals archive ?
Interpreting Play/Youth (including working with school curricula) Submit queries by February 10, 2014 Completed manuscripts for accepted queries due March 15, 2014
For example, a client can disable use of the query cache for its own queries like this:
This will change the QBE grid to show an Update To line instead of the Sort line that appears for Select queries.
At the same time, collaborative querying has been shown to be useful in helping users reformulate queries in IR systems (Fu, Goh, Foo, & Supangat, 2004).
Formulating precise and effective queries in information retrieval systems has always been a difficult task, even for experienced users [1].
The whole system is managed through a Java-based console and provides for real-time alerts, custom queries and reporting.
It consists of a suite of business oriented ad-hoc queries and concurrent data modifications.
But we could identify each user's sequence of queries.
The TPC-H benchmark illustrates decision support systems that examine large volumes of data, execute queries with a high degree of complexity, and give answers to critical business questions.
Bottom line: An excellent search engine, especially for advanced queries
11, queries can be embedded directly in a custom Web or Intranet application, so that users can see a query result without leaving the original application, and without being prompted to login to a separate application.
Any organization that reports to or queries NPDB must certify in writing that it is authorized to request or receive information.