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indexed search

A search for data that uses an index to locate the item. The index is searched via a binary search method or some other algorithm to obtain the location of the data. Desktop searches use the indexed method. See desktop search, Win Desktop search and binary search. Contrast with direct search and sequential search. See index.
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The platform brings together a dynamic user experience, indexed search, and a computing engine in a single cloud analytics environment.
Users get a dynamic user experience, indexed search and a powerful computing engine integrated into a single cloud platform.
It is charged with "defining standards and/or best practices for the new generation of library discovery services that are based on indexed search." This is decidedly less sexy than article recommenders, rich snippets of information to provide content to searchers, automatic query expansion, or any of the other "beyond the single search box" features I'll be discussing here.