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Meta Search Engine

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Definition: Meta search engines are search engine tools that pass queries on to many other search engines and/or directories and then summarize all the results in one handy interface.

Many people use meta search engines to get even more comprehensive results for their search query; for example, a simple search for "puppy" brings back images, videos, and multiple content suggestions.

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What is a meta search engine? A meta search engine is a search engine that uses more than one search engine to find what you're looking for.

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