Transposed assoc operations
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Most assoc words take a key and find the corresponding value. The following words take a value and find the corresponding key:
value-at ( value assoc -- key/f )

value-at* ( value assoc -- key/f ? )

value? ( value assoc -- ? )


With most assoc implementations, these words runs in linear time, proportional to the number of entries in the assoc. For fast value lookups, use biassocs.