search engine

<web, tool, information science>

A remotely accessible program that lets you do keyword searches for information on the Internet. There are several types of search engine; the search may cover titles of documents, URLs, headers, or the full text.

A list of search engines, Centre Universitaire d'Informatique at the University of Geneva

Last updated: 1995-11-28

Nearby terms:

search-and-destroy modesearch enginesearch problemsearch term

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