Browser



a person or thing that browses.
Also called Web browser. Digital Technology. a software program that allows the user to find and read encoded documents in a form suitable for display, especially such a program for use on the World Wide Web.
Contemporary Examples

Young Voters Still Read MSN, Yahoo David Frum September 26, 2013
The Online-Piracy Bills Were Killed by a Generation’s Expectations Rob Shepardson January 20, 2012
The Essential Sherlock Holmes: Michael Dirda’s Recommendations The Browser December 8, 2011
Geoff Dyer on Favorite Unusual Histories The Browser February 2, 2012
Internal Server Error: Scenes From Obamacare’s Glitchy Rollout Brian Ries September 30, 2013

Historical Examples

Little Brother Cory Doctorow
Beowulf Unknown
A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines Andrew Ure
The Story of the Barbary Corsairs Stanley Lane-Poole
Ephemera Critica John Churton Collins

noun
a person or animal that browses
(computing) a software package that enables a user to find and read hypertext files, esp on the Internet
n.

The first browser was invented at PARC by Larry Tesler, now a designer at Apple Computer. Tesler’s first Smalltalk browser was a tree-structured device. It enabled programmers to hunt quickly for items in a Smalltalk dictionary. [“InfoWorld” magazine, vol. v., no. 4, Jan. 24, 1983]

browser
(brou’zər)
A program that accesses and displays files and other data available on the Internet and other networks. Entering a website’s URL in the address window of a browser will bring up that website in the browser’s main window.

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