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Query

1. The words an Internet search engine attempts to find on the web. A query may be for any of the words searched, all of the words, or even an exact phrase.

2. More broadly, a question.
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The Community Search Assistant (Glance, 2001) is an example of a collaborative querying system that helps users formulate appropriate queries for a particular search session by showing relevant queries previously submitted by other users.
A natural language information querying system with which detailed linguistic information is identified in the content of documents and subsequently stored within an indexed database form.
Query adapter for querying RFID event history via SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol).
Built to accommodate XQuery, the new language for querying and creating XML documents, DataDirect XQuery will join DataDirect Technologies' comprehensive offering of data connectivity components to simplify application development, allow portability across databases and ease application deployment.
XQuery is a new language being designed by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) that offers full support for creating, querying and combining XML.
Funded by the National Science Foundation, the Niagara Project has developed software for querying and retrieving XML data.