Definición de crawler en inglés:


Saltos de línea: crawl¦er
Pronunciación: /ˈkrɔːlə


  • 1A thing that crawls or moves at a slow pace, especially an insect: the light bulb was a magnet for moths and many-legged crawlers
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    • All stages of the insect, except the crawler and the adult male, secrete a covering that lies over its dorsum for protection.
    • An insecticide can be used to kill crawlers once they are detected.
    • Contact insecticide sprays will not reach crawlers that have settled under old scales.
  • 1.1A tractor or other vehicle moving on an endless caterpillar track: the crawlers move space shuttles to the launch pads [as modifier]: a crawler excavator
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    • Table 4 gives examples of time needed to clear land using two different sizes of crawler tractors.
    • An example of a ‘group’ linked cost is the cost of providing crawler lanes for heavy vehicles.
    • The crawler lane is intended to be a safety feature.
  • 2 Computing A program that systematically browses the World Wide Web in order to create an index of data.
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    • Search engine crawlers will crawl web pages periodically for updated contents.
    • Might search engines employing crawlers drop free listings altogether to concentrate on paid inclusion programs?
    • Wouldn't it be nice to be able to leave some code in your web site to tell the search engine spider crawlers to make your site number one?
  • 3British informal A person who behaves obsequiously in the hope of gaining favour: her pleading tone surprised herself, she was no crawler

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