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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. [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%.
FilmLoop's D2D listings are linked directly from the eBay Web site and provide eBay community members an easy and direct way to browse new listings in some of the hottest eBay categories, search for their favorite items, and shop directly from the desktop.
The Browse Joint Venture ("Browse JV"), in which Mitsui & Co.
Bitstream enables customers worldwide to render high-quality text, browse the Web on wireless devices, select from the largest collection of fonts online, and customize documents over the Internet.
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.
Published today, the report reveals that more than 30 percent of adults want to search and browse the Web from their cell phone, while 47 percent say that mobile maps and driving directions are a "must have" on the next phone they buy.
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.