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KEYWORD
  1. Context:
    Taxonomy


    Definition:
    A word used as a reference point for finding other words or information.


    Example:


    Source:
    American Heritage Dictionary


  2. Context:
    Searching


    Definition:
    A significant word, or a word used to find information when researching.


    Example:


    Source:
    Your Dictionary


  3. Context:
    Computing


    Definition:
    A word or phrase submitted to a search engine in an effort to locate relevant documents or websites.


    Example:


    Source:
    Your Dictionary


  4. Context:
    Searching


    Definition:
    A word or phrase occurring in the natural language of a document that is considered significant for retrieval.


    Example:


    Source:
    Willpower Information


  5. Context:
    Computing


    Definition:
    a word that is reserved by a program because the word has a special meaning. Keywords can be commands or parameters. Every programming language has a set of keywords that cannot be used as variable names. Keywords are sometimes called reserved names .


    Example:


    Source:
    Webopedia