Search-engine



noun
1.
a computer program that searches documents, especially on the World Wide Web, for a specified word or words and provides a list of documents in which they are found.
search engine
noun
1.
(computing) a service provided on the internet enabling users to search for items of interest

search engine definition

Web sites or software that search the Internet for documents that contain a key word, phrase, or subject that is specified by the user to the search engine. Each engine has its own method of searching for information.

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