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search engine

Informatics A software tool–eg, www.google.com for finding information from various sources online, usually by typing a few keywords. See Keyword. Cf Web crawler.
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When installed, Infoseek Quickseek places an Infoseek button and a live search box next to the Netscape Navigator directory buttons.
In addition to the link widget, Blekko is offering sites an Embeddable Search Box for their site.
Chrome long ago moved away from the separate search box, replacing it with an Omnibox for both search terms and URLs.
Apart from the search box, it also offers the users Autocomplete.
Our search box is growing in size," Google vice president Marissa Mayer said in a blog post.
Even if we get to the design stage where we can have a single search box, how do we get all of our content searchable behind it?
Secure Search is centered on McAfee's new Secure Search Box - a feature that allows consumers to easily block or filter out risky sites from their search results.
For Bing's English-language sites, image search in Android and iPhone mobile browsers now tries to make query entry easier by keeping the search term in a colored "bubble" in the search box and then adding suggested additional terms in other bubbles below the search box.
Google has equipped its Gmail email with new Search box to help end-users browse the web from without leaving their account and also added additional emoticons.
com, is offering the NetLingo Search Box, http://www.
Enterprise clients who license Northern Light's Special Collection or other premium content sources can now include, at no incremental cost, a customized Search box on their corporate intranet sites.