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noun brows·er \ˈbrau̇-zər\

Definition of browser

  1. 1 :  one that browses

  2. 2 :  a computer program used for accessing sites or information on a network (such as the World Wide Web)

Examples of browser in a Sentence

  1. There were a few browsers in the bookstore.

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First Known Use of browser

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BROWSER Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of browser for English Language Learners

  • : a person who looks at the things being sold in a store to see if there is something worth buying : a person who browses

  • : a computer program that is used to find and look at information on the Internet


BROWSER Defined for Kids

browser

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noun brows·er \ˈbrau̇-zər\

Definition of browser for Students

  1. 1 :  a person or animal that browses

  2. 2 :  a computer program providing access to sites on the World Wide Web


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