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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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Searchbox has been implemented by various public sector organisations, including the Greater Manchester e-Governmental Partnership (GMeP) and Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council.
SearchBox , a hosted, managed and scalable search as a service powered by ElasticSearch, the final frontier of search engines.
com, the html behind the FPO SearchBox can be grabbed and placed on a website or blog.