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In general, a query is a form of questioning, in a line of inquiry.

Query may also refer to:

Computing and technology[edit]

  • Query, a precise request for information retrieval made to a database or information system
    • Query language, a computer language used to make queries into databases and information systems
    • Query string, in the World Wide Web, is an optional part of a URL
    • Web search query, a query entered by users into web search engines
  • Command-query separation (CQS), a concept in object-oriented programming, especially in the Eiffel programming language
  • jQuery, a lightweight JavaScript library that emphasizes interaction between JavaScript and HTML

People with the name[edit]

Other uses[edit]

  • Query (complexity), a mapping from structures of one vocabulary to structures of another vocabulary
  • Query (Quaker), a question used for reflection and spiritual exercises among members of the Society of Friends
  • The Queries, a set of 31 questions outlined by Isaac Newton beginning in 1704

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