A program that searches for and identifies items in a database that correspond to keywords or characters specified by the user, used especially for finding particular sites on the World Wide Web.
More example sentences
- Google was not the first search engine on the Internet, but it has been the most successful one by far.
- If you type the Latin plant name into a good search engine on the internet, you may find additional tips.
- Again it looks as if many internet users are more than happy to use the search engine that their service provider provides.
Definition of search engine in:
- The British & World English dictionary