Crawler may refer to:

  • Crawler, a person who crawls or creeps along the ground
  • Crawler (band), a British rock band
  • Crawler-transporter, a vehicle used to move space vehicles on Earth
  • Web crawler, a computer program that gathers and categorizes information on the Internet
  • News ticker or crawler, a moving line of text on screen during TV news programs or in other contexts
  • Bottom crawler, an underwater exploration and recovery vehicle
  • Tractor crawler, a large motorized vehicle with crawler tracks
  • Crawler, a fictional creature in the movie, The Descent
  • Crawler, a mobile base vehicle in the video game Command & Conquer 4: Tiberian Twilight
  • Crawler, a native american of the Teton Sioux

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  • crawler — [ krole ] v. intr. <conjug. : 1> • 1931; de crawl ♦ Nager le crawl. Dos crawlé : crawl nagé sur le dos. ● crawler verbe intransitif Nager le crawl. crawler v. intr. Nager le crawl. Pp. adj. Dos crawlé: nage sur le dos, en crawl. crawle …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • crawler — spider, Also known as bot or crawler. A computer program or programs which seek out and collect information from publicly available websites. Such programs are used by search engines (such as Yahoo!, Google and AltaVista) to visit websites and… …   Law dictionary

  • Crawler — Crawl er (kr?l ?r), n. One who, or that which, crawls; a creeper; a reptile. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crawler —   [dt. »Krabbler«] (Web Robot, Internetroboter, Spider), andere Bezeichnung für einen Web Robot (Roboter), also ein Programm, das autonom das Internet durchsucht und Listen mit Webadressen und Inhalten erzeugt …   Universal-Lexikon

  • crawler — /ˈkrɔlə/ (say krawluh) noun 1. someone or something that crawls. 2. → caterpillar1. 3. an abject flatterer. 4. (usually plural) → rompers. 5. a person who is slow or lazy, or unfit to work. 6. an animal which is docile through temperament, old… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Crawler — Ein Webcrawler (auch Spider) ist ein Computerprogramm, das automatisch das World Wide Web durchsucht und Webseiten analysiert. Webcrawler werden vor allem von Suchmaschinen eingesetzt. Weitere Anwendungen sind das Sammeln von RSS Newsfeeds, E… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Crawler — Robot d indexation Pour les articles homonymes, voir Spider. Un robot d indexation (ou littéralement araignée du Web ; en anglais web crawler ou web spider) est un logiciel qui explore automatiquement le Web. Il est généralement conçu pour… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • crawler — /kraw leuhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that crawls. 2. Also called crawler tractor. any of various large, heavy vehicles or machines that are propelled on endless belts or tracks, esp. as used in construction. 3. hellgrammite. 4. Often, crawlers.… …   Universalium

  • Crawler — Ein Crawler, auch Spider oder Robot genannt, ist eine Software, die das Netz nach neuen oder aktualisierten Webseiten durchsucht. Robots sind bei Volltext Suchmaschinen im Einsatz, die die gefundenen Seiten nach Stichwörtern in ihre Datenbank… …   Online-Wörterbuch Deutsch-Lexikon

  • crawler — [[t]krɔ͟ːlə(r)[/t]] crawlers N COUNT A crawler is a computer program that visits websites and collects information when you do an Internet search. [COMPUTING] …   English dictionary

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