|*string*||substring occurring anywhere (may time out)|
Whole word wildcards less likely to timeout than partial word. The query "uss * * * *" (without the quotes) will match untyped topics for all U.S. Navy ships with four or more words in their name.
If you can reduce the set of matches with a word match, you may be able to use partial word wild cards. "bur* ground" will match both "burial ground" and "burying ground" while "*ground" will time out (currently).
Exclusion words are excluded individually, while all keywords in the search phrase are taken together as as a single string.
The phrase "uss *", excluding the words "" has ? untyped topics. Select those that you would like typed as Ship and its included types (/boats/ship,/common/topic).
|Topic Name||Article Blurb|
|On April 11, 2013, it was announced the U.S Navy will build the U.S.S. Trenton to be completed...|
Provisioning of the USS Constitution
|Provisioning for sea was just as crucial if not more so in the 19th century due to the lack of...|