Search Engine Definition

noun
Software designed to examine documents, websites, etc. in order to locate items on a specified topic or having a given property.
Webster's New World
A website designed to search the Internet in this manner, as a service to its customers.
Webster's New World
An online tool that permits a researcher to type in keywords and returns a selection of Internet sources for information on that keyword (known as hits). There are two main search engines for legal research, and both are based upon subscription for fees: Lexis and Westlaw.
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Noun

Singular:
search engine
Plural:
search-engines

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