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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.
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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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.
While access to the browsing menu is free for all Sonatel Mobiles' customers, both prepaid and subscription-based, users are charged minimal fees for certain value-added content such as logos and ringtones, generating additional revenue for the operator.
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Web Browsing Guide provides mandatory rules and highly recommended best practices for content developers and mobiles supporting website owners, ensuring that their websites can be optimally accessed by any mobile device.