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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?
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browse over

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


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While private browsing may not be as private as many people expect it to be-65 percent of respondents in the DuckDuckGo survey said they felt "Surprised", "Misled," "Confused" or "Vulnerable" after learning of the limitations of private browsing-a new patent from Microsoft would automatically save users from some potentially embarrassing or compromising situations.
Plant and browsing height will likely define the practical limits of this technique.
Because searching is often faster and more effective than browsing (provided the user has concrete insight on at least some aspects of the desired items), many people prefer to search rather than browse to locate data on the Web.
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The effect of browsing on Geyer willow was determined in 2 steps.
Average browsing intensities ranged as high as 68, 71, and 97% of the available biomass for balsam fir, red maple, and eastern hemlock, respectively, to as low as 6% for yellow birch (Table 2).
In addition, the plant's responses to browsing affect the intensity and probability of future browsing.
Keywords: Alces, browsing intensity, community structure, Gros Morne National Park, hare, herbivore, Newfoundland, preference, species diversity