Definitions for "Meta-Search Engine"
A type of Search engine that submits your keyword search to other search engines, returning an agrigate. As not search engine is comprehensive, using a meta-search engine can result in a wide search being performed.
Search engines that automatically submit your keyword search to several other search tools, and retrieve results from all their databases. Convenient time-savers for relatively simple keyword searches (one or two keywords or phrases in " "). (4/99)
An internet search tool which allows you to search with multiple search engines at once.