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query
used in Atlas Shrugged

3 uses
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Definition
an instance of questioning — especially of requesting information from a computer
  • He asked, looking at her as if he knew the reason of her query, "Do you wish to ask for a special exception?"
    3.2 Part 3 Chapter 2 — The Utopia of Greed (18% in)
  • She did not expect him to understand it, he had never seemed to understand much simpler queries-and she shook her head, struggling to recapture the reality of the present.
    3.4 Part 3 Chapter 4 — Anti-Life (45% in)
  • The desire was not directed at the unknown thug who had sent a bullet through the boy's body, or at the looting bureaucrats who had hired the thug to do it, but at the boy's teachers who had delivered him, disarmed, to the thug's gun-at the soft, safe assassins of college classrooms who, incompetent to answer the queries of a quest for reason, took pleasure in crippling the young minds entrusted to their care.
    3.6 Part 3 Chapter 6 — The Concerto of Deliverance (86% in)

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