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direct access

Syllabification: di·rect ac·cess

Definition of direct access in English:

noun

The facility of retrieving data immediately from any part of a computer file, without having to read the file from the beginning. Compare with random access and sequential access.
Example sentences
  • The primary common feature is a search box with direct access to the search engine's main database.
  • Not to be obstructionist, but are you sure you need direct access to the device file?
  • Also, there were issues related to fast search and direct access to full-text database.

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