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the young twigs, shoots, leaves, etc., on which certain animals feed

browse

[brau̇z]
(biology)
Twigs, shoots, and leaves eaten by livestock and other grazing animals.
To feed on this vegetation.
(computer science)
Any method for looking at information stored in a computer in a random manner, usually using a cathode-ray tube or other electronic display.
(graphic arts)
Rapid examination by means of a reader screen of the individual frames of a multi-image microform; used in searching for or processing a specific image.

browse

(1) On the Web, browse means to move from link to link to view the contents of Web pages. See Web browser.

(2) To view the contents of a file. See file viewer and graphics viewer.

(3) To view the file hierarchy on a disk. Browse is a primary function of a file manager, letting users peruse the files by name that are on the computer's drives. The browse function is also built into every Open and Save operation in an application. It allows the user to locate a file in order to open it and to select a folder in which to save a newly created file. See file manager.

(4) To view and edit a flow chart of a system created in a program specialized for visual system design.

(5) To view and edit a class hierarchy of objects in an object-oriented programming language. See object-oriented programming.
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It continues: "A graphical representation indicating the respective value of the grouping property associated with each 3D browsable stack can be displayed in proximity to the 3D browsable stack.
The browsable lists appear in the "e-Reference" section linked from the library's homepage.
Any list of repositories resulting from a search or a browsable view can be exported using the XML schema of the "friends" description container.
Portable, browsable, lendable and still cheap enough that if it disappears from your towel while you're frolicking in the sand, you won't be crushed.
Their greatest resource is a compilation of content standards and benchmarks for K-12 curriculum in both searchable and browsable formats, found at www.
However, Bob Perlongo has assembled a kind of writer's commonplace book, The Write Book: An Illustrated Treasury of Tips, Tactics, and Tirades (Art Direction Book Company, 0-88108225-2) that distills some of the excessive literary production of the past century or more (including the quote above) into a collection that, if not as readable as the other books mentioned here, is at least as browsable.
Handsomely produced, with over 500 pages, this eminently browsable volume is arranged with entries in alphabetical order, requiring a little ingenuity on the part of the non-specialist reader before he finds himself comfortably at home with the method of organisation.
We at National Parks magazine made a resolution last year, shortly after we received the results of our reader survey, to give the magazine a new look, to make it more engaging, lively, and, to coin a word, browsable.
RNW eService Center automatically creates browsable content areas that are labeled with the same words and phrases that customers themselves use.
On the other hand, the curatorial framework allowed quirkier choices to stand out: Renee Green's Import/Export Funk Office, 1992-93, a browsable bookshop replete with listening booths, casually but incisively explored the commodification and liberative potential of subcultural expression; Steve McQueen's 1993 film Bear, a staged wrestling match between two naked black men, was, well, gripping; and Chris Ofili's lush early elephant-dung pieces were quietly "sensational.
Also included is information about investigational new drugs that are likely to enter the market soon; browsable by generic and brand names.
Through this free Web site, consumers can search for associations by name, acronym, keyword, or geographical area, or by using the 12 browsable categories.