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search engine

noun

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

Full Definition of SEARCH ENGINE

:  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

First Known Use of SEARCH ENGINE

1984

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