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  • v. Present participle of spider.


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  • A search engine robot's action is called spidering, as it resembles the multiple legged spiders. - Top Tutorials

  • Listing 'submitting or registering' with a search engine is a step that could accelerate and increase the chances of that engine "spidering" your pages. - Top Tutorials

  • Interestingly, this was picked up yesterday and was posted to Barry points out at Search Engine Land, Google is blocking this kind of spidering in their robots. txt file and MSN is still crawling the information.

    Search Engine Roundtable

  • That's the sort of "spidering" that Google and many other search engines do every day. strangely cranky about people creating more links and access to their content.


  • It continues this "spidering" process until every publicly available page on your site has been validated.

  • Chris “Pain” Lashbrook (eight years at Limon Correctional Facility, in Colorado, for auto theft and burglary), a pale behemoth with injury in his eyes and tattoos spidering up from his neckline, sits across the table from his primary abuser, the chief architect of his ruin.

    Prison Porn

  • For all the times that Google has said it's not in the content business, it's not hard to imagine a future where its mission to "organize the world's information" goes way beyond spidering and linking and into algorithmically processing for answers instead of PageRank.

    Nathan Newman: Google Without Links: Could It Swallow E-Commerce?

  • The Jakoby twins, albino genetic criminals, want Mindreader, the DMS 'AI computer spidering tool, and they want the DMS out of the way for an assault on a cache of genetic science documents held at a underground storage facility

    REVIEW: The Dragon Factory by Jonathan Maberry

  • I feel like I'm back in the days when Alta Vista bragged about spidering more Web pages than Lycos.

    Aaron Shapiro: The Great App Bubble

  • Bowes original interest was in spidering the site for data on the most popular names, Ars Technica explains.

    How 100 million Facebook users ended up in a list on BitTorrent


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