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- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈkiː.wɜːd/
- (General American) IPA(key): /ˈki.wɝd/
- Rhymes: -ɜː(ɹ)d
keyword (plural keywords)
- (cryptography) Any word used as the key to a code.
- (programming) A reserved word used to identify a specific command, function, etc.
- 1982, Popular Computing, volume 1, numbers 9-12, page 113:
- Each function has an entry address which must be quoted after the USR keyword.
- 2017, Wisnu Anggoro, Learning C++ Functional Programming, page 8:
- Since C++11, the
autokeyword is used to tell the compiler to deduce the actual type of a variable that is being declared from its initializer.
- (linguistics) Any word that occurs in a text more often than normal.
word used as a key to a code
programming: A reserved word used to identify a specific command, function etc.
(linguistics) Any word that occurs in a text more often than normal.
- The translations below need to be checked and inserted above into the appropriate translation tables. See instructions at Wiktionary:Entry layout § Translations.
Translations to be checked
- (transitive) To tag with keywords, as for example to facilitate searching.
- 2008 March 12, Philip Gefter, “Type in ‘Native American’ and Search (Someday) 13 Million Photos”, in New York Times:
- Besides being able to search the photography collections, of which 3,000 images have been scanned in so far, the feature is meant to provide a more subjective and spontaneous way for visitors to view the art: browsing images, looking at them sequentially and keywording, or tagging, them for themselves and other viewers.
keyword m (invariable)