Google Shortcuts

Caution: These shortcuts are addictive!

Use Google to locate quick information on the web. Here are a few useful features:

define

Find definitions in web sources for a word or phrases.

google search showing the define feature, as in define:internet. There's no space after the colon.

calculator

For a quick calculation, type a mathematical problem in the search box.

Google search showing the calculator feature. Just type a mathematical expression in the search box. For example, 30% of 550

conversion

Convert currency and weights and measures by typing the problem into the search box.

google search shoing the currency converter feature, Just type the two curreicies in the search box, for exampe dollars to yen

 

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google search example showing how to use the define search. Example is define:internet Google search showing the calculator feature. Just type a mathematical expression in the search box. For example, 30% of 550 google search shoing the currency converter feature, Just type the two curreicies in the search box, for exampe dollars to yen