Browsers



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.
to eat, nibble at, or feed on (leaves, tender shoots, or other soft vegetation).
to graze; pasture on.
to look through or glance at casually:
He’s browsing the shelves for something to read.
to feed on or nibble at foliage, lichen, berries, etc.
to graze.
to glance at random through a book, magazine, etc.
to look leisurely at goods displayed for sale, as in a store.
tender shoots or twigs of shrubs and trees as food for cattle, deer, etc.
an act or instance of browsing.
Contemporary Examples

Christine O’Donnell Gets Punked David A. Graham August 9, 2011
Inside the Secret New Internet Browser David Kirkpatrick November 6, 2010
Why India Loves Facebook Tunku Varadarajan March 15, 2010

Historical Examples

Primitive Psycho-Therapy and Quackery Robert Means Lawrence
The Dragon of Wantley Owen Wister
History of the Jews, Vol. VI (of 6) Heinrich Graetz
Voltaire’s Philosophical Dictionary Voltaire
In Chteau Land Anne Hollingsworth Wharton
Problems in Greek history John Pentland Mahaffy
The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio Giovanni Boccaccio

verb
to look through (a book, articles for sale in a shop, etc) in a casual leisurely manner
(computing) to search for and read hypertext, esp on the Internet
(of deer, goats, etc) to feed upon (vegetation) by continual nibbling
noun
the act or an instance of browsing
the young twigs, shoots, leaves, etc, on which certain animals feed
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
v.
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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