Hackerism for a noninteractive search-and-replace facility in an editor, so called because an incautiously chosen match pattern can cause infinite damage.
- Search and seizure
noun examination of a person’s property by law enforcement officials investigating a crime and the taking of items as potential evidence Usage Note law
- Search box
noun a box for entering text which will be used for a search in a database, on the Internet, etc.
- Search dog
noun 1. a dog trained to assist rescue workers in finding people buried under rubble by detection by smell
verb (used with object) 1. to go or look through (a place, area, etc.) carefully in order to find something missing or lost: They searched the woods for the missing child. I searched the desk for the letter. 2. to look at or examine (a person, object, etc.) carefully in order to find something concealed: […]