KWIC

KWIC

[kwik]
adjective
of or designating an alphabetical concordance of the principal terms in a text showing every occurrence of each term surrounded by a few words of the context.

Origin:
1955–60; k(ey)-w(ord)-i(n)-c(ontext)

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KWIC (kwɪk)
 
n acronym for
key word in context (esp in the phrase KWIC index)

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KWIC definition


keyword in context

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KWIC
keyword in context
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