Definition of literature search
: the methodical investigation of all published sources for information bearing on a usually scientific or technological subject it is in chemistry that the literature search has attained full stature — New Technical Books
Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:
- 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up literature search? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).