Meta-Search Engines

Meta-search engines simultaneously search many search engines, handing the search request to the other engines for execution in parallel. Meta-search engines are also referred to as parallel search engines, multi-threaded search engines, or mega-search engines.

These tools offer very powerful search capabilities across a wide variety of global Internet content. Generally speaking, there are two types of meta-search engines that can be easily found on the Internet today.

The first type of meta-search engine involves a separate retrieval for relatively comprehensive results. This type of engine searches a number of other search engines and does not collate the search results. What this means is that you must then sort through ...

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