Lookup

(redirected from lookups)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

Lookup

To search for a previously saved record, especially but not necessarily on a computer. Looking up is necessary to guarantee information that is as accurate as possible.
References in periodicals archive ?
Lookups of racism were high all year but had two noticeable spikes, one after the South Carolina church shootings and another amid the University of Missouri protests.
Higher match rates are achieved through more private databases being searched each time you run a lookup.
For a CRC-16 algorithm, only three tables are needed: two CRC-16 parity byte lookup tables and the next input byte tea-leaf table.
Sum all of =SUM(LOOKUP)(A2:A5000,$Y$2$100) the lookups 12.
Excel Help indicates that LOOKUP is included in Excel for backwards compatibility with other spreadsheet programs and suggests that you should use the more modern VLOOKUP or HLOOKUP.