Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One that browses.
  • noun Computers A program that accesses and displays files and other data available on the Internet and other networks.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who browses. Also spelled browzer.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun An animal that browses.
  • noun (Computers) 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 Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A person or animal who browses.
  • noun A person who, while shopping, purchases nothing.
  • noun computing A web browser.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a viewer who looks around casually without seeking anything in particular
  • noun a program used to view HTML documents

Etymologies

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Examples

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  • For example, if we used our example thesaurus above and typed E.G., "browser ie" in the "All words" field, it would look for "+browser +ie" - it would no longer allow

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  • $sql = ( "INSERT INTO $db_bvis SET id = '', bid = '$getid', ip = '$_SERVER [REMOTE_ADDR]', date = '$date', browser = '$browser'");

    DaniWeb IT Discussion Community

  • $sql = ( "INSERT INTO $db_bvis SET id = '', bid = '$getid', ip = '$_SERVER [REMOTE_ADDR]', date = '$date', browser = '$browser'");

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  • All this time I thought it was software. Come to find out, "A browser is an animal that eats tall foliage (leaves or trees and shrubs). Many sauropod dinosaurs, like Brachiosaurus and Ultrasauros, were browsers. Browsers generally don't kill the plant they eat."

    August 29, 2008

  • Well, that's a relief. Otherwise, where would we find Wordie?

    August 29, 2008

  • Compare grazer.

    August 31, 2008

  • Or compare bowser and gazer.

    August 31, 2008