a viewer who looks around casually without seeking anything in particular
browser, web browser(noun)
a program used to view HTML documents
A person or animal who browses.
A person who, while shopping, purchases nothing.
A software component capable of rendering HTML pages and allowing for navigation of HTML links, for example on the Internet.
A person using a browser in the sense of 3.
an animal that browses
The New Hacker's Dictionary
A program specifically designed to help users view and navigate hypertext, on-line documentation, or a database. While this general sense has been present in jargon for a long time, the proliferation of browsers for the World Wide Web after 1992 has made it much more popular and provided a central or default techspeak meaning of the word previously lacking in hacker usage. Nowadays, if someone mentions using a ‘browser’ without qualification, one may assume it is a Web browser.
The numerical value of browser in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of browser in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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How can it be that in order to have Google's (mobile operating system) Android you need to pre-install Google Search, Google Browser, Google Mail, Google You-Tube and its app store on the device?
A special browser called Tor allows a user to browse the internet without their IP address being given away, it uses a clever encryption system that means no one can see what computer a user is on.
So, for those who've cut the cord from cable and network TV: whether you use a smart TV, web browser, mobile device, or tablet, there's a way for you to watch the president's speech as it happens and on-demand.
For a web browser, loading all of a page’s objects is like visiting all of the cities, polaris effectively gives you a list of all the cities before your trip actually begins. It’s what allows the browser to load a webpage more quickly.
On Tuesday, get cozy with your favorite Internet-connected device, so, for those who've cut the cord from cable and network TV: whether you use a smart TV, web browser, mobile device, or tablet, there's a way for you to watch the president's speech as it happens and on-demand.
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