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  • v. Present participle of graze.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of one who, or that which, grazes.
  • n. A pasture; growing grass.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of feeding on grass.
  • n. A pasture.

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

  • n. the act of brushing against while passing
  • n. the act of grazing


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  • I campaigned with him sometimes into the wee early mornings, and he did have a habit of what we call grazing back in those days, and many of us who covered him were guilty just as well.

    CNN Transcript Sep 3, 2004

  • Leave Perth As you leave, you notice that the building for Australian Quarantine and Inspection Services has a bright tangy-green lawn that is covered in grazing rabbits.

    > Leave Perth

  • You, libs, are grazing from the government trough – bellowing for more "feed" without expecting to get slaughtered.

    Are tax hikes back on the table?

  • Fortunately, they were more interested in grazing than in me so I slipped out of there quietly with no harm done.

    Farm Journal: Potatoes, Buffaloes and Bucks

  • Now if by "healthy ecosystem" you mean a system in which fire and rotational grazing is practiced constantly then yes, it does tend to be somewhat controlled, but that's extremely labor-intensive work and trust me, an eastern redcedar will sprout in a beautiful, healthy pristine patch of short or midgrass prairie just as quickly as it will an eroded gully.

    Kill Some Trees On Earth Day

  • - We hunters can hunt how we want. (including wolves) - Over-grazing is ended and biodiversity shoots up in the ecosystem.

    Wisconsin Hunters Bag Earn-A-Buck And Alternative

  • Magnetic alignment in grazing and resting cattle and deer, Begall et al, PNAS » Blog Archive » Google Earthing Cow Directions

  • Overgrazing of historic human-created pastureland, especially irrigated or non-native grasslands, may lead to soil compaction, reduction in long-term grazing productivity and loss of topsoil.


  • We just stood around the kitchen and gallery talking and grazing from the food table.

    A-day wishes

  • Post Grazing - I would say post grazing is getting nearer our end goal.

    Jessica Alba Says Its All About Post Grazing, Relevance, Clustering


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