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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

seek engine (plural search engines like google and yahoo)

  • (computing) An application that searches for, and retrieves, data based on a few criteria, in particular one that searches the Internet for files containing targeted phrases.

    • 1985,Geoffrey Neate,Memex: assessment of a seek engine, OCLC 16185349, web page 41:

      The MEMEX seek engine with Textract software program has been proved capable of search the 1,251,521 statistics of the Pre-1920 Catalogue in four mins.

    • 1998 April,Sergey Brin; Lawrence Page,“The Anatomy of a Large-Scale Hypertextual Web Search Engine”, inComputer Networks and ISDN Systems‎[1], DOI:10.1016/S0169-7552(ninety eight)00110-X:

      It is clear that a search engine which changed into taking cash for showing mobile cellphone advertisements might have problem justifying the web page that our gadget again to its paying advertisers. For this sort of cause and historic enjoy with other media [Bagdikian 83], we count on that advertising and marketing funded search engines will be inherently biased in the direction of the advertisers and far from the desires of the consumers.

  • Translations[edit]

    utility that searches for records

    • Arabic: مُحَرِّك بَحْث‎ m (muḥarrik baḥṯ)
    • Azerbaijani: axtarış mexanizmi
    • Catalan: cercador (ca) m, motor de cerca (ca) m
    • Chinese:

      Mandarin: 搜索引擎 (zh) (sōusuǒ yǐnqíng), 搜索機, 搜索机 (sōusuǒjī), 搜尋引擎 (zh), 搜寻引擎 (zh) (sōuxún yǐnqíng)

    • Cornish: towlen hwithra f
    • Czech: vyhledávač m
    • Danish: søgemaskine c
    • Dutch: zoekmotor (nl) m, zoekmachine (nl) f
    • Esperanto: serĉilo
    • Estonian: otsimootor, otsingumootor (et)
    • Finnish: hakukone (fi)
    • French: moteur de recherche (fr) m
    • Galician: buscador (gl) m, motor de busca m
    • Georgian: საძიებო სისტემა (saʒiebo sisṭema), ძებნის მექანიზმი (ʒebnis mekanizmi)
    • German: Suchmaschine (de) f
    • Greek: μηχανή αναζήτησης (el) f (michaní anazítisis)
    • Hebrew: מנוע חיפוש‎ (he) m (m’nóa-khipús)
    • Hungarian: keresőmotor (hu), kereső (hu)
    • Indonesian: mesin pencari, mesin penelusur
    • Irish: inneall cuardaigh m
    • Italian: motore di ricerca (it) m
    • Japanese: サーチエンジン (sāchi-enjin), 検索エンジン (kensaku-enjin)
    • Javanese: mesin goleki
    • Kazakh: іздеу жүйесі (izdew jüyesi)
    • Luxembourgish: Sichmaschinn f
    • Macedonian: пребарувач m (prebaruvač)
    • Malay: enjin carian
    • Norwegian Bokmål: søkemotor m
    • Norwegian Nynorsk: søkjemotor m
    • Occitan: cercador m
    • Polish: wyszukiwarka (pl) f, szukajka f (colloquial)
    • Portuguese: máquina de busca f, motor de busca m, buscador (pt) m
    • Romanian: motor de căutare n
    • Russian: поиско́вая систе́ма (ru) f (poiskóvaja sistéma), поискови́к (ru) m (poiskovík), поиско́вая маши́на f (poiskóvaja mašína)
    • Scottish Gaelic: lorgair m
    • Serbo-Croatian: pretraživač (sh) m, tražilica f
    • Slovene: iskalnik m
    • Spanish: buscador (es) m, motor de búsqueda m
    • Sundanese: mesin teang
    • Swedish: sökmotor (sv) c
    • Thai: โปรแกรมค้นหา
    • Turkish: arama motoru (tr)
    • Welsh: peiriant chwilio m

    Further analyzing[edit]

    • Search engine (computing) onWikipedia.Wikipedia

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