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search engine

noun

Simple Definition of search engine

  • : a computer program that is used to look for information on the Internet

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of search engine

  1. :  computer software used to search data (as text or a database) for specified information; also :  a site on the World Wide Web that uses such software to locate key words in other sites

1984

First Known Use of search engine

1984


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search engine

noun

Definition of search engine for Students

  1. :  computer software used to search data (as text or a database) for requested information




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