web browser

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See also: web-browser and Web browser

English

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Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /wɛb.bɹaʊ.zə(ɹ)/
  • Hyphenation: web brows‧er

Noun

web browser (plural web browsers)

  1. (Internet) A computer program used to navigate the World Wide Web, chiefly by viewing web pages and following hyperlinks.

Usage notes

  • The relevant sense of web is often capitalized, especially in more formal usage; hence, the capitalization Web browser may often be found.

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Examples

Google Chrome, Windows Internet Explorer; Mozilla Firefox; Opera; Safari


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