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search engine

n.
1. A software program that searches a database and gathers and reports information that contains or is related to specified terms.
2. A website whose primary function is providing a search engine for gathering and reporting information available on the internet or a portion of the internet.

search engine

n
(Computer Science) computing a service provided on the internet enabling users to search for items of interest

search′ en`gine


n.
a computer program that searches documents, esp. on the World Wide Web, for a specified word or phrase and provides a list of documents in which this word or phrase is found.
[1990–95]

search engine

A device used to find material on the World Wide Web by looking for combinations of words.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.search engine - a computer program that retrieves documents or files or data from a database or from a computer network (especially from the internet)
computer program, computer programme, programme, program - (computer science) a sequence of instructions that a computer can interpret and execute; "the program required several hundred lines of code"
Translations
vyhledávač
søgemaskine
hakukone
pretraživač
検索エンジン
검색 엔진
sökmotor
กลไกการหาข้อมูลบนอินเตอร์เน็ต
công cụ tìm kiếm

search engine

مُحَرِّكُ البَحْث vyhledávač søgemaskine Suchmaschine μηχανή αναζήτησης motor de búsqueda hakukone moteur de recherche pretraživač motore di ricerca 検索エンジン 검색 엔진 zoekprogramma søkemotor wyszukiwarka mecanismo de pesquisa, motor de busca поисковая система sökmotor กลไกการหาข้อมูลบนอินเตอร์เน็ต arama motoru công cụ tìm kiếm 搜索引擎
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Restoration plans "restore" benefits that cannot be paid due to statutory limits on qualified plans, while SERPs typically offer enhanced benefits compared with qualified plans.
Hilton Associates 2013 SERP survey that culled 708 responses from credit unions with $100 million or more in assets.
Since excess benefit plans can only make a participant whole for the loss of benefits caused by the IRC Section 415 limits, a SERP plan is usually the best choice for employees who earn considerably more than the qualified plan compensation limit.
Payments under the SERP are taxed as ordinary income to the employee in the year received and are deductible to the employer in the year paid.
Serp (inorganic chemistry, Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse, France) and Figueiredo (chemical engineering, Faculdade de Engenharia da U.