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browse

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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We did not measure diameter where shoots were clipped (bite diameters), as is often done in browse surveys (Portinga and Moen 2015).
For many searchers today, the concept of browse is either unknown or archaic.
We are pleased to partner with Fireclick to complement our powerful search, browse and merchandising solution with the most innovative Web analytics solution for online retailers," said Menachem Cohen, CEO of Mercado Software.
Browse Joint Venture agreed to enter the front-end engineering and design (FEED) phase for the proposed Browse FLNG Development.
Haggin WMA, moose depend on the availability of browse that has grown above snow-cover.
13 m) located at 10m intervals along the foraging paths to measure browse availability ([greater than or equal to] 6 plots per path).
The Browse gas fields comprise the Torosa, Brecknock and Calliance gas fields which were discovered in 1971, 1979 and 2000, respectively.
With the Browse On service, all subscribers are now able to enjoy a better and faster internet experience, at an affordable price.
This relationship between susceptibility to browsing and long-term coexistence with hare populations strongly suggests that biogeographic differences between genets in browse preference have resulted from co-evolution between the plants and browsing animals.
Refine the browse experience by neighborhood and category (where available).
The BOD phase will be executed by Woodside as operator of the Browse Joint Venture, with support from Shell as the FLNG technology provider, to enable the optimal development of the Browse resources.
Browse use, availability, and species diversity indices in 1996 were compared to results of browse surveys conducted during 1977 in Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland.