Browse vs Hey - What's the difference?

browse | hey |


As nouns the difference between browse and hey

is that browse is young shoots and twigs while hey is (country dancing) a choreographic figure in which the dancers weave between one another.

As a verb browse

is to scan, to casually look through in order to find items of interest, especially without knowledge of what to look for beforehand.

As an interjection hey is

an exclamation to get attention.

browse

English

Verb

(brows)
  • To scan, to casually look through in order to find items of interest, especially without knowledge of what to look for beforehand.
  • To move about while sampling, such as with food or products on display.
  • (computing) To navigate through hyperlinked documents on a computer, usually with a browser.
  • (of an animal) To move about while eating parts of plants, especially plants other than pasture, such as shrubs or trees.
  • To feed on, as pasture; to pasture on; to graze.
  • * Tennyson
  • Fields browsed by deep-uddered kine.

    Derived terms

    * browser * browsable

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Young shoots and twigs.
  • * 1590 , (Edmund Spenser), The Faerie Queene , III.10:
  • And with their horned feet the greene gras wore, / The whiles their Gotes upon the brouzes fedd
  • * Dryden
  • Sheep, goats, and oxen, and the nobler steed, / On browse , and corn, and flowery meadows feed.
  • Fodder for cattle and other animals.
  • * Texas Parks and Wildlife Service, 2007
  • In the Panhandle Area, bison eat browse that includes mesquite and elm.
  • * Colorado State Forest Service, 1997
  • Also, when planting to provide a source of browse for wintering deer and elk, protect seedlings from browsing during the first several years; an electric fence enclosure can offer effective protection.

    Anagrams

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    hey

    English

    Alternative forms

    * (l) * (l)

    Interjection

    (en interjection)
  • An exclamation to get attention.
  • Hey , look at this!
  • A protest or reprimand.
  • Hey ! Stop that!
  • An expression of surprise.
  • Hey ! This is new!
  • (US, Australia, UK, Canada) An informal greeting, similar to hi.
  • Hey ! How's it going?
  • A request for repetition or explanation; an expression of confusion (see also eh, huh).
  • Hey ? How's that?
  • A meaningless beat marker or extra, filler syllable in song lyrics.
  • The chorus is "nana na na, nana na na hey hey hey, goodbye".

    See also

    * huh * hay is for horses * (wikipedia "hey")

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (country dancing) A choreographic figure in which the dancers weave between one another.
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