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retrieve from (someone, something, or some place)

1. To regain possession or control of something from someone, something, or some place. A noun or pronoun is used between "retrieve" and "from." I must remember to retrieve my graphing calculator from Linus before my exam tomorrow. She retrieved her coat from the spare room and ran out the door.
2. To collect and escort or bring back someone from some place or thing. A noun or pronoun is used between "retrieve" and "from." My mother can't drive any longer, so I have to go retrieve her from the doctor's office and drive her home. Daniel needed me to go retrieve him from mountains after he got a flat tire on his mountain bike.
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retrieve someone or something from some place

to recover and bring back someone or something from some place. The mother hurried to the school and retrieved her child from the classroom. I retrieved my cat from the well into which she had fallen.
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retrieve something from someone

to get something back from someone. I hope I can retrieve my book from the person who borrowed it. We were not able to retrieve the lawn mower from Fred before he moved away and took it with him.
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(5,15) For retrievable IVC filters, additional desirable characteristics include easy retrievability from both jugular and femoral approaches and a long window of retrievability.
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In addition, to promote the access efficiency and ensure the data retrievability, users might also duplicate the file blocks and spread the copies to several cloud servers.
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Hargis and colleagues (1998) identified several quality characteristics: accuracy, clarity, completeness, organization, retrievability, style, task orientation, and visual effectiveness.
Once the content is defined, you must assure retrievability of the records by proper record design.
The concept of proofs of retrievability (POR) and its first model was proposed by Jules et al.Unfortunately, their scheme can only be applied to static data storage such as archive or library.
The emergence of well-defined international standards related to digital records management and preservation provides the foundation for a comprehensive and highly structured program to assure the retrievability of digital information.
* Retrievability aids, which are devices that help readers locate information in a document.
Important new features, developed to enhance the retrievability of data elements that are critical to behavioral research, include:
Meanwhile, Juels and Kalisk [4] presented the notion of Proof of Retrievability (POR), which could check the integrity of remote data and retrieve modified data file.
All kinds of provable data possession (PDP) and proof of retrievability (POR) schemes [7-23] are proposed to defend against the untrusted remote server.
Behind the scenes, however, the software would capture those documents with retention requirements and ensure their retention and retrievability.