<information science> An element of a search or query.
A search term is the basic building block of a boolean search or a weighted search.
In a search engine a search term is typically a word, phrase, or pattern match expression.
For example: cosmonaut or "space travel" or astronaut*
In a database a term is typically the comparison of a column with a constant or with another column.
For example: last_name like 'Smith%'
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