from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One that browses.
- n. Computer Science A program that accesses and displays files and other data available on the Internet and other networks.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A person or animal who browses.
- n. A person who, while shopping, purchases nothing.
- n. A web browser.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An animal that browses.
- n. a computer program that permits the user to view multiple electronic documents in a flexible sequence by the process of activating hypertext “buttons” within one document, which serves as a reference to the location of related document. The term is currently (late 1990's) used mostly for programs which allow traversing hypertext paths in documents on the internet. A typical browser will permit the user to easily reverse direction, and view again documents previously accessed.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who browses. Also spelled browzer.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a viewer who looks around casually without seeking anything in particular
- n. a program used to view HTML documents
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