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<web> The placeholder or variable used in the element of an OpenSearchDescription XML file to show where the user's actual search terms should go.

For example, this dictionary's Open Search description, (/search.xml) includes the following element:


meaning that to search for, e.g., "foo", you should go to (http://foldoc.org/foo).

You may have reached this page because you were trying to use some system based on Open Search and failed to supply any search term to substitute into the URL.


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