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1. to probe or investigate.
2. a probe or investigation.
literature search a search intended to create a customized bibliography that treats aspects of a research, scholarly, or topical literature of interest.
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He replied, "that, by the laws of the kingdom, I must be searched by two of his officers; that he knew this could not be done without my consent and assistance; and he had so good an opinion of my generosity and justice, as to trust their persons in my hands; that whatever they took from me, should be returned when I left the country, or paid for at the rate which I would set upon them.
Having thus, in obedience to your majesty's commands, diligently searched all his pockets, we observed a girdle about his waist made of the hide of some prodigious animal, from which, on the left side, hung a sword of the length of five men; and on the right, a bag or pouch divided into two cells, each cell capable of holding three of your majesty's subjects.
They then searched the sheets, the mattress, and the straw mattress of his bed; and again they found nothing.
Each search task required two search sessions, wherein users searched using the Keyword (traditional search) and Super Search (CBR search) options.
Constitution reads as follows: "The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be vio-lated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.
Spink, Jansen, and Ozmultu (2000) found that most users searched one query only and did not follow with successive queries.
An arrestee brought an action against a correctional officer, alleging he had been unconstitutionally strip searched.
If the answer to a research question can only be found i a database that has not been searched, obviously researcher will not find it until this database is searched.
The officer searched Knights' residence without a warrant and found evidence of arson.
For instance, most CD-ROM searches for a Code section yield not just that section, but easily accessible cross-reference links to, for example, the related regulations, definitions of certain words in a tax glossary, the corresponding portions of a multivolume tax service in which the section is discussed, or other Code sections cited within the searched section.
33) The officer opened the locker, took out the bag, searched it, and found methamphetamine inside.