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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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The Brecknock, Calliance and Torosa fields - collectively known as the Browse resources are estimated to contain gross (100%) contingent resources (2C) of 15.
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Users may browse database categories alphabetically or chronologically.
Because searching is often faster and more effective than browsing (provided the user has concrete insight on at least some aspects of the desired items), many people prefer to search rather than browse to locate data on the Web.
Using CSN and Netflame, Tower gets a complete picture of how customers are interacting with our Web site, including search, browse, promotions, product pages and checkout.
Sometimes they come looking for something very specific, and other times they just come to browse.
Striped maple (Acer pensylvanicum), eastern hemlock (Tsuga canadensis), balsam fir (Abies balsamea), and red maple (Acer rubrum) comprised a combined 74 and 56% of the browse dry weight consumed and available, respectively.
A key reason it costs so much less is the machine is designed only to browse the Web and share electronic mail instead of all the other things that a personal computer does.
Today, Sun Cellular officially launched its Browse On Opera service with the Opera Mini browser for mobile phones, making web surfing easier for its subscribers.
Consequently, even though moose browsing stimulates growth and browse availability at module and genet levels, ecosystem productivity and nitrogen cycling decline.
to undertake a study for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) development that will process gas from the Browse gas fields, off the coast of Western Australia.