4273 Starting Searches - Vocabulary
Search engine - Search engines are programs that search documents for specifiedkeywords and returns a list of the documents where the keywords were found
Menu - A list of commands or options from which you can choose.
Index - An index is a list of data, such as group of files or database entries. It is typically saved in a plain text format that can be quickly scanned by a search algorithm. This significantly speeds up searching and sorting operations on data referenced by the index.
Keywords -A word searched for in a search command. Keywords are searched in any order. Use spaces to separate keywords in simple keyword searching. To search keywords exactly as keyed, enclose keywords with "double quotation marks".
Hot link / Hot spots - An area of a graphicsobject, or a section of text, that activates a function when selected. Hot spots are particularly common in multimediaapplications, where selecting a hot spot can make the application display a picture, run a video, or open a new window of information.
Hyperlinks - An element in an electronic document that links to another place in the same document or to an entirely different document.
Homepage - The main page of a Web site. Typically, the home page serves as an index or table of contents to other documentsstored at the site.