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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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A social search engine is an enhanced version of a search engine that combines traditional algorithm driven technology with online community filtering to produce highly personalized results.
Tris Holdings, Tris Search and chat platform's has launched a social search engine that allows members to connect with others searching the same keyword goal is to be used to foster real communication in real life instead of virtual, and bridge online chat to real life chat, the company said.
The company offers a full range of inbound marketing automation, Adwords & Bing Ads per-per-click management, social search engine optimization (SEO), social media web design, e-commerce, iOS and Android application development to clients in Canada, USA, Africa and Europe.
has agreed to acquire Spotsetter, a social search engine used for personalized recommendations.
Topsy, the social search engine with the largest Twitter archive, has been bought by Apple.
And now she has some big-name investors backing her social search engine business.
In January, Facebook launched Graph Search, a natural language social search engine to "help all of us find people, places and things and explore Facebook in a whole new way.
Topsy is a social search engine, which is sharply distinguished from the prevailing search engine type represented by Google and its imitators.
has agreed to acquire Aardvark, a social search engine, as it continues to penetrate the social media business.
Google is inherently a social search engine because it counts clicks.
Social search engine for mobile apps App Tap said yesterday that it has partnered with several iPhone and Android sites for use of its search and discovery platform on their websites.
48ers is a new real-time social search engine in public beta.

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