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DESCRIPTION EXAMPLES

Finding variations of a word

Stemming

Wildcard characters are not supported.

 

The singular form of a word DOES NOT find the plural form and possessive forms.

 

foot OR feet


 

Phrases Phrase in quotation marks
 
"heart attack"
Operators

Boolean operators in order of precedence
NOT, AND, OR

Use parentheses to override operator precedence.

(plastic OR plastics) AND recycling

 
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