Browsing
Browse Browse, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Browsed} (brouzd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Browsing}.] [For broust, OF. brouster, bruster, F. brouter. See {Browse}, n., and cf. {Brut}.] 1. To eat or nibble off, as the tender branches of trees, shrubs, etc.; -- said of cattle, sheep, deer, and some other animals. [1913 Webster]

Yes, like the stag, when snow the plasture sheets, The barks of trees thou browsedst. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To feed on, as pasture; to pasture on; to graze. [1913 Webster]

Fields . . . browsed by deep-uddered kine. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]

3. To look casually through (a book, books, or a set of documents), reading those parts which arouse one's interest. Contrasted with {scan}, in which one typically is searching for something specific. [PJC]

3. (Computers) To look at a series of electronic documents on a computer screen by means of a {browser[2]}. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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