Inquiry Run

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Inquiry Run

A process by which a computer finds and utilizes the information on a file without changing the file itself. This may be used in a direct mail campaign; a computer may do an inquiry run on a mailing list to find and use every fifth name.
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Global Banking News-June 16, 2014--Irish bank inquiry runs into trouble
The inquiry runs concurrently with a police investigation into possible criminal offences related with the incident.
That may mean the inquiry runs for quite a few days and it may be that Ray will remain in custody for that time.
But she said she wants "to ensure that the inquiry runs as smoothly and fairly as possible" and urged councillors to "seek to channel and represent the views of your constituency".
Entitled Lost In Care, the long-awaited report of the tribunal of inquiry runs to 500,000 words and makes 72 recommendations about how the country's most vulnerable youngsters should be protected.
This summary of the book's contents should suffice to indicate that Berlinerblau's inquiry runs along sociological lines, to which he brings a rich and informative bibliography.