browsing


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reading superficially or at random

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the act of feeding by continual nibbling

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The sea cows had separated and were browsing lazily along the edges of the finest beaches that Kotick had ever seen.
The cab-horse, who was browsing near, lifted his head with a sigh.
But it struck me that I ought to leave these selfish pleasures, and the park with its glorious canopy of bright blue sky, the west wind sounding through its yet leafless branches, the snow-wreaths still lingering in its hollows, but melting fast beneath the sun, and the graceful deer browsing on its moist herbage already assuming the freshness and verdure of spring--and go to the cottage of one Nancy Brown, a widow, whose son was at work all day in the fields, and who was afflicted with an inflammation in the eyes; which had for some time incapacitated her from reading: to her own great grief, for she was a woman of a serious, thoughtful turn of mind.
Often we saw huge lidi, or beasts of burden, striding across the dim landscape, browsing upon the grotesque vegetation or drinking from the slow and sullen rivers that run down from the Lidi Plains to empty into the sea in Thuria.
I shall never forget one enormous specimen which we came upon browsing upon water-reeds at the edge of the great sea.
It was as if he had studied at the university himself, instead of being ill-equipped from browsing at haphazard through the books in the library.
The elephant was browsing upon the young and tender shoots of some low bushes, waving his great ears and switching his short tail.
I've been browsing around with an eye open for some one to go in with me on the proposition.
not be sucking the pap of "neutral family" papers, or browsing "Olive Branches" here in New England.
He might mount it himself, if he liked - in a while: already he was beginning to stir and look about him - and there it was for him, quietly browsing on the road-side.
In the first morality it is the eagle which, looking down upon a browsing lamb, contends that "eating lamb is good.
They passed them on the road, browsing on the stunted grass; and the driver told them, that the poor beasts had wandered to the village first, but had been driven away, lest they should bring the vengeance of the crowd on any of the inhabitants.
If he comes browsing about this farm, he might chance to run up against a charge of buckshot travelling in the opposite direction.
Shoot browsing also increases leaf nitrogen and chlorophyll contents in birches (Bergstrom 1984, Danell and Huss-Danell 1985, Danell et al.
In HSM049, Netscape Delivers 'Gecko' Browsing Engine Incorporating Advanced Features For Internet Browsing Anywhere, moved earlier today, the fourth graph, first bullet, should read "Netscape Gecko's browsing engine is smaller than 1.