Retrieval



noun
1.
the act of retrieving.
2.
the chance of recovery or restoration:
lost beyond retrieval.
noun
1.
the act or process of retrieving
2.
the possibility of recovery, restoration, or rectification (esp in the phrase beyond retrieval)
3.
a computer filing operation that recalls records or other data from a file

retrieval re·triev·al (rĭ-trē’vəl)
n.
The third stage in the memory process, after encoding and storage, involving mental processes associated with bringing stored information back into consciousness.

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