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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.As the user browses through the open windows in the browsable stack, one window is displayed in a frontal view at a time while the other windows are displayed in a side view.
Term Tree's user interface features a split screen with the browsable taxonomy in the left pane and the editable relationships and details of a selected taxonomy term in the right pane.
Canned searches make K-State e-Reference books browsable by subject, type, and title (see Figure 1).
Intended for web designers, this guide explains the importance of recognizing the site user's perspective, the IA's role in developing web sites, the various ways that sites can be made browsable, effective and descriptive content label creation, and the anatomy of a search engine.
Browsable alphabetically or by province, the directory is an invaluable tool for teachers and librarians looking to book an exciting and inspiring visit for readers young and old.
"We really want a mixed-use, vibrant, browsable neighbourhood that people just love to come to and understand what's here for them.
* Automatic generation of browsable categories for quick access to categorized content using category metadata present in feeds and documents
It then generates an immediately browsable application that enables users to pinpoint information within that collection that they seek to satisfy their business needs.
Searchable and Browsable The second major objective was to make it possible to search for OAI repositories using various criteria and browse through different views of the registry without any manual cataloging of the various OAI repositories.
Riordan has drawers full of material to organize, and the book's presentation is highly browsable and entertaining.
The Warehouse currently includes more than 1,800 programs, easily searchable by keyword and browsable by category.
Blogs are designed to let individuals add browsable information for collaboration of ideas in an archived chronological format.