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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of feeding by continual nibbling; Reading superficially or at random v. - Eat lightly, try different dishes; Look around casually and randomly, without seeking anything in particular; Feed as in a meadow or pasture; Shop around.

Usage examples (38)
  • browse a computer directory
  • Even if you can't make it, a browse is recommended.
  • One cannot search by metadata, like keywords, but can only browse from the list of books, alphabetized by title.
  • One sale worth a browse is the Studio TMLS collection. for more
Tutoring comment
  • As I "browse" (look around casually) in a bookstore, my "brows" (eyebrows and forehead) often raise in surprise at the strange titles.
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