Using the Asterisk [ * ] Operators


Use * as wildcard to match one or more words in your query. Google treats the * as a placeholder for a word or more than one word.

Example 1: [sorghum * genome]

The query in the example return pages starts with sorghum and end with genome. Between these words, the * places words.

Example 2 : [ *mildew* ]

The query in the example returns pages having words preceding and succeeding of mildew.

Example 3 : [ aflatoxin****** ]

The query in the example return pages having upto 6 words after aflatoxin.


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