KWIC

noun

: a computer-generated index alphabetized on a keyword that appears within a brief context

Word History

Etymology

keyword in context

First Known Use

1959, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of KWIC was in 1959

Dictionary Entries Near KWIC

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“KWIC.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/KWIC. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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