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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.


KWIC

/ kwɪk /

acronym for

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


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Word History and Origins

Origin of KWIC1

1955–60; k(ey)-w(ord)-i(n)-c(ontext)

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