A request for data
To put a question to (someone)
Surely the Indians would guess that their query would eventually assemble.
In a quaint bit of Twentieth Century sensibility, she apparently took his surname when they married, so that fun could be had with the two of them both answering to the query "Captain Picard?"
The purpose of a query letter is to allow an editor to quickly gauge your writing style, your sense of professionalism, and whether or not the idea you're proposing is suitable for the publication.
The search engine will examine the query, extract nouns and noun phrases and construct a query for the user.
Query letters are most often associated with freelance writing for magazines, although query letters can also be submitted for novels, screenplays, and other types of creative work.