is used to make one term more relevant than another. This is done by entering a term, phrases, or group followed by the boost operator ^
, and then a value. The default boost value is 1, but can be any positive floating point number. Boosts between 0 and 1 will reduce the relevance.
- quick^2 foxes will find all documents about foxes, especially quick foxes
Boosts can also be applied to phrases or to groups:
- "jeep tank"^2
- (light weapon)^4