search engine definition World-Wide Web, tool, information science
A remotely accessible program that lets you do keyword searches for information on the Internet
. There are several types of search engine; the search may cover titles of documents, URLs
, headers, or the full text.
A list of search engines (http://cuiwww.unige.ch/meta-index.html#MISC), Centre Universitaire d'Informatique at the University of Geneva