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A trademark for an internet search engine. This trademark often occurs in print as a verb, sometimes in lowercase: "A high school English teacher ... recently Googled a phrase in one student's paper and found it had been taken from a sample essay of an online editing service" (Chris Berdik).
(Computer Science) a popular search engine on the internet
vb (without a cap)
1. (Computer Science) to search for (something on the internet) using a search engine
2. (Computer Science) to check (the credentials of someone) by searching for websites containing his or her name
[C20: a play on googol]
Past participle: googled
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|Noun||1.||Google - a widely used search engine that uses text-matching techniques to find web pages that are important and relevant to a user's search|
trademark - a formally registered symbol identifying the manufacturer or distributor of a product
|Verb||1.||google - search the internet (for information) using the Google search engine; "He googled the woman he had met at the party"; "My children are googling all day"|
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
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