Definition of KWIC in English:

KWIC

Syllabification: KWIC
Pronunciation: /kwik
 
/

noun

[as modifier] Computing
Keyword in context, denoting a database search in which the keyword is shown highlighted in the middle of the display, with the text forming its context on either side.

Origin

1950s: abbreviation.

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