Search

  • (noun): Boarding and inspecting a ship on the high seas.
    Example: "Right of search"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on search:

Michael Wood (historian)
... including Great Railway Journeys (1980), Art of the Western World, Legacy A Search for the Origins of Civilization, In the Footsteps of Alexander the Great, Conquistadors ... a number of books on English history including In Search of the Dark Ages, The Domesday Quest, The Story of England and In Search of Shakespeare ...
Search And Rescue - Types of Search and Rescue - Ground Search and Rescue
... Ground search and rescue is the search for persons who are lost or in distress on land or inland waterways ... Traditionally associated with wilderness zones, ground search and rescue services are increasingly required in urban and suburban areas to locate persons with Alzheimer's disease ... Ground search and rescue missions that occur in urban areas should not be confused with "Urban SAR", which in many jurisdictions refers to the location and extraction of people from collapsed buildings or ...
Search And Rescue - Types of Search and Rescue - Urban Search and Rescue
... Urban search and rescue (US R or USAR), also referred to as Heavy Urban Search and Rescue (HUSAR), is the location and rescue of persons from collapsed buildings or other urban and industrial ... Unlike traditional ground search and rescue workers, most US R responders also have basic training in structural collapse and the dangers associated with live electrical wires ...
Simulated Annealing - Related Methods
... Tabu search normally moves to neighbouring states of lower energy, but will take uphill moves when it finds itself stuck in a local minimum and avoids cycles by ... Reactive search optimization focuses on combining machine learning with optimization, by adding an internal feedback loop to self-tune the free parameters of an algorithm to the characteristics of the ... Harmony search mimics musicians in improvisation process where each musician plays a note for finding a best harmony all together ...
Search And Rescue
... Search and rescue (SAR) is the search for and provision of aid to people who are in distress or imminent danger ... The general field of search and rescue includes many specialty sub-fields, typically determined by the type of terrain the search is conducted over ... These include Mountain rescue ground search and rescue, including the use of search and rescue dogs urban search and rescue in cities combat search and rescue on the battlefield and air-sea rescue over water ...

More definitions of "search":

  • (noun): An investigation seeking answers.
    Example: "A thorough search of the ledgers revealed nothing"; "the outcome justified the search"
  • (verb): Subject to a search.
    Example: "The police searched the suspect"; "We searched the whole house for the missing keys"
  • (noun): An operation that determines whether one or more of a set of items has a specified property.
    Synonyms: lookup
  • (verb): Try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of.
    Synonyms: seek, look for
  • (noun): The activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone.
    Synonyms: hunt, hunting
  • (noun): The examination of alternative hypotheses.
    Example: "His search for a move that would avoid checkmate was unsuccessful"
  • (verb): Search or seek.
    Synonyms: look

Famous quotes containing the word search:

    It no longer makes sense to speak of “feeding problems” or “sleep problems” or “negative behavior” is if they were distinct categories, but to speak of “problems of development” and to search for the meaning of feeding and sleep disturbances or behavior disorders in the developmental phase which has produced them.
    Selma H. Fraiberg (20th century)

    The meaning of the Street in all ways and at all times is the need for sharing life with others and the search for community.
    Virginia Hamilton (b. 1936)

    The search for happiness is one of the chief sources of unhappiness.
    Eric Hoffer (1902–1983)