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Z39.50

An ANSI standard query language that is a simplified version of SQL. It is used on the Internet to search for documents. See WAIS.



WAIS

(Wide Area Information Server) A database on the Internet that contains indexes to documents that reside on the Internet. Using the Z39.50 query language, text files can be searched based on keywords. Information resources on the Internet are called "sources." See Archie and Gopher.



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Before/After Your Search Term
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Z-WaveZAI
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Z280ZAW
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