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LOOK(1) 										  LOOK(1)

NAME
       look - find lines in a sorted list

SYNOPSIS
       look [ -df ] string [ file ]

DESCRIPTION
       Look  consults  a sorted file and prints all lines that begin with string.  It uses binary
       search.

       The options d and f affect comparisons as in sort(1):

       d   `Dictionary' order: only letters, digits, tabs and blanks participate in comparisons.

       f   Fold.  Upper case letters compare equal to lower case.

       If no file is specified, /usr/dict/words is assumed with collating sequence -df.

FILES
       /usr/dict/words

SEE ALSO
       sort(1), grep(1)

7th Edition				  April 29, 1985				  LOOK(1)
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