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browse on (something)

To nibble or graze on plants, as of an animal. What can I do to keep animals from browsing on my plants?
See also: browse, on

browse over

To casually or quickly look over something. Just browse over the pamphlet—you don't have to read it word for word.
See also: browse, over

browse among (something)

1. To nibble or graze on plants, as of an animal. What can I do to keep animals from browsing among my plants?
2. To consider all of the options presented, often of reading material. Don't worry about me, I'll just browse among the magazines while I'm waiting.
See also: among, browse

graze

1. To eat small amounts of food over a period of time, usually instead of full meals. I've been grazing all day, so I'm not very hungry right now.
2. To eat a variety of foods in small quantities at one time, instead of a full meal. I'm not too hungry, I think I'll just graze at the party.
3. To touch or scrape one without causing significant injury. Often said of gunshot wounds. You're so lucky the bullet only grazed your shoulder—a few inches lower, and you would have been in big trouble.

browse among something

 
1. [for an animal] to wander about among plants and trees, selecting and eating some. The deer were browsing among the vegetables in my garden. The cows were browsing among the grasses in the field.
2. [for someone] to look at or survey different items of reading material. I browsed among the books on the rack until I found what I wanted. I browsed among the books for something suitable.
See also: among, browse

browse on something

[for an animal] to feed on some kind of plant material. The deer browsed on the tender shoots in my garden. The rabbit browsed on my carrots.
See also: browse, on

browse over something

 and browse through something
[for someone] to glance through written or printed material quickly or curiously. Why don't you browse over this and call me about it in the morning? I want to browse through this magazine quickly. When it has been browsed through by everyone, throw it away.
See also: browse, over

graze

and browse
in. to eat a bit of everything at parties. We will just graze on party snacks rather than eat a full meal. I think I’ll just browse here and skip going out to dinner.

browse

verb
See graze
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Browse assessments in the field that employ more traditional and direct measurement techniques can be costly and time consuming (Jensen and Scotter 1977).
We need to recognize that the downgrading of browse has been driven predominantly by the fact that the internet lacks metadata.
Woodside recommended floating LNG (FLNG) technology to the Browse joint venture partners as the best option for the Browse LNG Development off Western Australia
Given that moose require available forage during the winter, the management objective focuses on the availability of browse at diverse heights above snow-cover.
Browse availability was estimated by converting counts of browsed and unbrowsed twigs in the circular plots to dry weight and summing browsed and unbrowsed dry weight.
To access the 1 day Browse On Opera service, text OPERA15 to 247.
In many areas, unbrowsed spruce is often the only species able to grow above browse height (Janke et al.
Work will commence immediately to undertake all of the necessary studies and work required to place the Browse Joint Venture participants in a position to consider the commencement of FEED for the selected development concept in 2014.
1966) determined mountain maple (Acer spicatum) could maintain optimum browse production at use levels of [greater than or equal to] 80%.
The Browse Joint Venture ("Browse JV"), in which Mitsui & Co.
As widely expected, Woodside Petroleum has suggested that its Browse Joint Venture (JV) partners implement floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) technology to commercialise their three gas blocks offshore Western Australia.
have completed the transaction in respect of the previously announced participation in the proposed Browse LNG Project ( Project ) as of September 18th 2012 through Japan Australia LNG (MIMI Browse) Pty Ltd ( MIMI Browse ), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Japan Australia LNG (MIMI) Pty Ltd which is a 50-50 joint venture between Mitsubishi and Mitsui, under the agreement made with Woodside Browse Ltd, a subsidiary of Woodside Petroleum Ltd.