a device, usually consisting of a light and reflector, for throwing a beam of light in any direction.
a beam of light so thrown.
a device, consisting of a light source and a reflecting surface behind it, that projects a powerful beam of light in a particular direction
the beam of light produced by such a device
- Search order
noun (law) 1. an injunction allowing a person to enter the premises of another to search for and take copies of evidence required for a court case, used esp in cases of infringement of copyright Former name Anton Piller order
noun 1. a group of persons conducting an organized search for someone or something lost or hidden. search party noun 1. a group of people taking part in an organized search, as for a lost, missing, or wanted person
- Search problem
computability A computational problem that requires identifying a solution from some, possibly infinite, solution space (set of possible solutions). E.g. “What is the millionth prime number?”. This contrasts with a decision problem which merely asks whether a given answer is a solution or not. (1999-02-15)
noun 1. Computers. a word or other term used to electronically retrieve data, Web pages, or other information from files, databases, etc.: When you search the shopping website, ads relating to your search terms will appear along with your search results.