The Electronic Labyrinth

Key Word in Context

Key Word In Context (KWIC) describes a method of displaying an important word (the object of a search, for example) with adjoining text so that it may be seen in context. This gives the user more useful information than if the search hits were displayed one at a time, as they are in simple search procedures.

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