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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
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Computing Complete Answers to Queries in the Presence of Limited Access Patterns.
Evaluating Interpretation Submit queries by April 10, 2014 Completed manuscripts for accepted queries due May 15, 2014
Other reasons which will make queries un-cacheable are:
The queries are extracted and then used as recommended alternatives or as sources for automatic query expansion.
The retrieval mechanism enables the user to express queries in natural language without the need of understanding the inner working of the retrieval mechanism.
We used the Java console to launch any of the pre-built standard or compliance analytics reports, or even create new queries for ad hoc investigations.
We focused on three levels of data analysis--sessions, queries, and terms.
Queries were performed against a Microsoft SQL Server 2000 (64-bit) database, delivering very high levels performance and scalability.
Bottom line: An excellent search engine, especially for advanced queries
2 million queries were made to NPDB during the first 18 months of operation, averaging more than 3,000 queries per working day.
You can add, change or delete data just as easily as you would within a spreadsheet, without writing any SQL queries whatsoever.
Leading software vendors have made great strides in accelerating database queries, but these applications cannot address the inherent bottlenecks of existing data warehousing architectures.