stopword

stopword

[stop-wurd]
noun
any of a number of very commonly used words, as a, and, in, and to, that are normally excluded by computer search engines or when compiling a concordance.
Also, stop word.
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Main Entry:  stopword
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  See stop list
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