: Web browsers
and search engines
both talk to
in order to retrieve web pages.
But while a web browser then shows that page directly to a human being,
a search engine does not. Instead, the search engine analyzes the page,
looking for uncommon words and indexing the content so that users can
search for the pages they want.
For more information, see what is a web browser,
what is a search engine and
what is a web server.
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