Search Engine


A search engine is a database that indexes web pages, then displays a listing of those that are relevant when a user performs a keyword search.

Search engine can refer to the program on an individual website, or those on broad Internet sites such as Google, Bing, Yahoo!, and[1]

Most search engines display the number of web pages in their database and ranks the results according to a set of parameters (called search algorithms).[2]

See also



  1. ^ American Marketing Association, AMA Dictionary.
  2. ^SEMPO. Glossary of Terms.

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