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browser

Computing a software package that enables a user to find and read hypertext files, esp on the World Wide Web

browser

[′braüz·ər]
(computer science)
An interactive program (client) that requests, retrieves, and displays pages from the World Wide Web.

browser

(hypertext)
A program which allows a person to read hypertext. The browser gives some means of viewing the contents of nodes (or "pages") and of navigating from one node to another.

Netscape Navigator, NCSA Mosaic, Lynx, and W3 are examples for browsers for the World-Wide Web. They act as clients to remote web servers.

browser

A program that lets you look at a collection of data. Browser typically refers to accessing the Web (see Web browser). See microbrowser, class browser and browse.
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