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 [serch]
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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The Supreme Court, in creating the motor vehicle exception to the warrant requirement, justified this exception by recognizing the difference between searches of fixed premises and searches of motor vehicles, the latter capable of being "quickly moved out of the locality or jurisdiction in which the warrant must be sought.
The goal of these studies is to track trends in the public searching of the Web and explore how the public searches the Web (Spink, Wolfram, Jansen, & Saracevic, 2001).
A misdemeanor detainee in a local correctional facility sued a county and various individuals, challenging the policy of requiring strip searches of all detainees regardless of the nature of the crime for which they were detained.
Restricting and prohibiting operators ("+" and "-") must be positioned in searches or you won't find what you're looking for.
Both the expert and compound search modes have the facility of saving and then restoring searches, so you can create and execute a search on the current CD-ROM, save the search strategy, exit the application, swap to the Backfile CD-ROM(s) and then restore the search.
One important rule is that the laws of probability apply searches (i.
This polling enables people to easily benefit from the experience of previous users' searches and more quickly find the results they seek.
Before examining the Supreme Court's view of searches of probationers and parolees, a brief review of Fourth Amendment law is appropriate.
These features (also referred to as advanced search techniques) allow you to refine and control your searches to retrieve information that more closely matches your needs.
Because all records in a central union catalog are indexed in the same way, and all searches are processed through common software, searching and indexing consistency is almost axiomatic in a centrally managed implementation.
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.
With more than 22 million unique users per month who conduct over 130 million monthly searches, WhitePages.