Difference Between Search Engine and Web Browser

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In this post, we will understand the difference between a search engine and a web browser −

Search Engine

  • A search engine helps find information in the World Wide Web.

  • Once the information has been found, the results are displayed in one place.

  • It helps gather information from multiple URL’s and helps maintain it.

  • It has its own database.

  • Examples of search engines include Google, Yahoo, Bing, DuckDuckgo, Baidu Internet Explorer.

Web Browser

  • It makes use of the search engine to retrieve and view information from web pages.

  • The information seen on web page is actually present on the web servers.

  • They help display the web page of a current URL that is available at the server.

  • No database is required for a web browser.

  • A web browser contains has cache memory to store cookies.

  • Examples of web browsers include Mozilla Firefox, Netscape Navigator, and Google Chrome.

Updated on 21-Apr-2021 07:31:42