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KWIC

[kwik]
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.
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Origin of KWIC

1955–60; k(ey)-w(ord)-i(n)-c(ontext)
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British Dictionary definitions for kwic

KWIC

n acronym for
  1. key word in context (esp in the phrase KWIC index)
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