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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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Degree of Palatability: Classification of browse species based on palatability, parts used and animal's preferences was recorded by direct observing the grazing livestock (cattle, sheep, goats and camel) in field for two consecutive years from 2012-2013.
Factors potentially influencing browse selection of willows include: 1) the species of willow, with potential differences in nutritional content and preference by moose (Risenhoover 1989, Stolter et al.
There were no statistically significant differences in plant height, width, percent damage, yield, or above-ground biomass across the high, medium, and low browse exposure levels (Table 3).
The Wellcome Library has recently introduced this feature as an "experimental way to browse the Library's digitised content" (wellcomelibrary.org/about-this-site/sandbox/browse).
In short, browse is a "safety valve" for bad times.
Mr Browse, who worked as a doorman, said he spoke calmly and politely, saying it was unfair they were not allowed to at least finish their drinks.
As a gesture of appreciation for friends made throughout the years, and to attract new ones, Browse the Brookfields is offering a special promotion in the form of rewards for purchases made throughout the summer: shoppers receive cards which are stamped and eventually redeemed with a choice of rewards.
The Browse venture participants were entitled to make an offer to match the deal within a certain period.
Shell will pay $450 million and swap interests in two fields off the Australian coast for Chevron Corp's holdings in the Browse LNG project, Shell said in a statement.
Our selection of browse sampling locations differed among our eight study areas because of funding limitations, the availability of data on moose and habitat characteristics.
According to this rule, once a student has browsed learning objects [LO.sub.1], [LO.sub.2] and [LO.sub.3], it would be anticipated that the student would like to browse [LO.sub.4] as well (with confidence 0.95).