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keyword indexing

[ kee-wurd in-dek-sing ]
/ ˈkiˌwɜrd ˌɪn dɛk sɪŋ /
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noun Library Science, Digital Technology.
the process of constructing or compiling an index to a document or other item by using keywords that describe the item.
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Also called in·dex·ing .

Origin of keyword indexing

First recorded in 1950–55

Words nearby keyword indexing

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