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KWIC

[kwik] /kwɪk/
adjective
1.
of or designating an alphabetical concordance of the principal terms in a text showing every occurrence of each term surrounded by a few words of the context.
Origin of KWIC
1955-1960
1955-60; k(ey)-w(ord)-i(n)-c(ontext)
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British Dictionary definitions for KWIC

KWIC

/kwɪk/
noun acronym
1.
key word in context (esp in the phrase KWIC index)
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