Complete Definition of "browse"

English

Pronunciation
audio|en-us-browse.ogg|Audio (US)

Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-aÊz|-aÊz

Etymology
From MF. brouster, from OF. broster.

Verb
en-verb|brows|ing

  1. To scan, to casually look through in order to find items of interest, especially without knowledge of what to look for beforehand.
  2. To move about while sampling, such as with food or products on display.
  3. computing To successively load hyperlinked documents on a computer, usually with a browser.
  4. context|of an animal To move about while eating parts of plants, especially plants other than pasture, such as shrubs or trees.

Translations
to scan, to casually look through in order to find items of interest, especially without knowledge of what to look for beforehand
Dutch: doorbladeren
French: feuilleter
German: durchsuchen
Indonesian: lihat|melihat-lihat

to move about while sampling

to move about while eating parts of plants, especially plants other than pasture, such as shrubs or trees

Noun
browse (uncountable)

  1. The shrub and tree parts eaten by browsing animals.

::In the Panhandle Area, bison eat browse that includes mesquite and elm. -- Texas Parks and Wildlife Service, 2007

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