browse among

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.
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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.
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References in classic literature ?
Miss Maxwell's sitting-room was lined on two sides with bookshelves, and Rebecca was allowed to sit before the fire and browse among the books to her heart's delight for an hour or more.
Bank holiday visitors were able to watch the racing in the bay and browse among the food stalls.
Visit Father Christmas's Grotto, meet his reindeer, glide on the real ice rink, browse among the stalls at the Beamish Christmas Bazaar, explore the beautifully decorated homes and shops, hear traditional music and song and enjoy seasonal food and drink.
Users may search for courses in individual topics, courses offered by specific providers, or browse among provider and course listings.
Research institutes and organizations interested in expanding professional networks, gaining access to vast global databases of research findings and taking part in papers submitted to high-level, peer-reviewed journals, can browse among 55 new research activities and submit a proposal to take part.
Shoppers can browse among vintage and contemporary fashions, and buy handmade jewellery, art and photography and much more.
SK Broadband's subscribers can now browse among 20 HD services on 2 mosaic TV channels and from there select what service to view in full screen.
Cllr Mike Smith, Stock-k ton Council's cabinet member for regeneration and transport, said: "Don't miss this chance to browse among the stalls in Wellington Square and make sure you try all the new flavours and tempting food on offer to eat on the go or take away and enjoy at home later.
A long and huge neck, its mobile upper lip, pillar like legs enabled the animal to browse among the higher branches of trees.
Enjoy fresh seafood and live music, or browse among crafters and their creations--all to benefit Our Lady Of the Gulf Catholic Church.
On Sunday, pop along to the weekly Granny Would Be Proud at the Hillhead Bookclub to browse among the T-shirts, jewellery and vintage clothes on sale.
All parts are cataloged within the system, so users can quickly access parts using a specific part number or can browse among thousands of available items.
Visitors can browse among 200 of the world's best known cycling brands and get expert advice on their bikes at the show, which finishes on Sunday.
Visitors can browse among 200 of the world's best known cycling brands and get expert advice on improving the performance of their bikes at the show, which finishes on Sunday.
CUTLINE: People browse among the boats yesterday at the 2011 Worcester RV, Boat and Camping Show at the DCU Center.