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Overview of the Web

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Proximity Operators

Proximity operators are words or symbols (connectors) placed between search terms to specify the order and closeness of the search terms.
For example:
The Search:   chrysler2.jpg (5118 bytes)
Will Find:  Chrysler within 5 words of market, and market within 1 word of share
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