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Meaning of RETRIEVAL

Pronunciation:  ri'treevul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of regaining or saving something lost (or in danger of becoming lost)
  2. [n]  the cognitive operation of accessing information in memory; "my retrieval of people's names is very poor"
  3. [n]  (computer science) the operation of accessing information from the computer's memory
 

RETRIEVAL is a 9 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: recovery
 
 See Also: computer operation, deed, deliverance, delivery, effort, exploit, feat, machine operation, memory, ransom, recapture, reclamation, remembering, repossession, rescue, retaking, saving

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Re*triev"al\, n.
The act retrieving.

 

 

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