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a computer program that retrieves documents or files or data from a database or from a computer network (especially from the internet)

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Without further qualification, search engine usually refers to a Web search engine, which searches for information on the public Web.
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Classifieds sites, news outlets, and premium content providers are facing increased competition from news aggregators, Web search engines and a variety of alternative information sources like blogs, citizen journalism, and other new, nimble challengers.
Web search engines for children: A comparative study and performance evaluation of Yahooligans
Besides simultaneously searching 15 of the best Web search engines, it also checks some Net locations you might otherwise ignore, including the news groups, FTP sites (for file downloads) and other out-of-the-way spots.
PriceGrabber and other Web search engines may have helped tame the incredible amount of information available on the World Wide Web.
However, for some searches, general Web search engines such as HotBot or AltaVista using a .
Popular Web search engines include Yahoo (http://www.
2 can automatically and dynamically optimize its visibility on leading Web search engines.
The research that explores such issues as the organization of the Web or Web searching trends is becoming more important for users and Web search engines alike.
Designed to create optimal interactions between the Endeca Information Access Platform (IAP) and popular Web search engines like Google, Yahoo