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brown

 (broun)
n.
Any of a group of colors between red and yellow in hue that are medium to low in lightness and low to moderate in saturation.
adj. brown·er, brown·est
1. Of the color brown.
2.
a. Having a brownish or dark skin color.
b. Often Offensive Of or being a person of nonwhite origin.
3. Deeply suntanned.
tr. & intr.v. browned, brown·ing, browns
1. To make or become brown.
2. To cook until brown.
Phrasal Verb:
brown off Chiefly British Slang
To make angry or irritated.

[Middle English, from Old English brūn; see bher- in Indo-European roots.]

brown′ish adj.
brown′ness n.

Brown·ing

 (brou′nĭng), Elizabeth Barrett 1806-1861.
British poet. Overcoming ill health and the jealous objections of her tyrannical father, she eloped to Italy with Robert Browning and married him in 1846. Her greatest work, Sonnets from the Portuguese (1850), is a sequence of love poems written to her husband.

Browning

, John Moses 1855-1926.
American firearms inventor whose designs include repeating rifles, automatic pistols, and a machine gun dubbed "the Peacemaker" that was used in the Spanish-American War and adapted for aerial warfare in World War I.

Browning

, Robert 1812-1889.
British poet best known for dramatic monologues such as "My Last Duchess," "Fra Lippo Lippi," and "The Bishop Orders His Tomb." His work, including his masterpiece, The Ring and the Book (1868-1869), explored new ways of using diction and poetic rhythm.

browning

(ˈbraʊnɪŋ)
n
(Cookery) Brit a substance used to darken soups, gravies, etc

Browning

(ˈbraʊnɪŋ)
n
1. (Biography) Elizabeth Barrett. 1806–61, English poet and critic; author of the Sonnets from the Portuguese (1850)
2. (Biography) her husband, Robert. 1812–89, English poet, noted for his dramatic monologues and The Ring and the Book (1868–69)

Browning

(ˈbraʊnɪŋ)
n
1. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) Also called: Browning automatic rifle a portable gas-operated air-cooled automatic rifle using .30 calibre ammunition and capable of firing between 200 and 350 rounds per minute. Abbreviation: BAR
2. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) Also called: Browning machine gun a water-cooled automatic machine gun using .30 or .50 calibre ammunition and capable of firing over 500 rounds per minute
[C20: named after John M. Browning (1855–1926), American designer of firearms]

Brown•ing

(ˈbraʊ nɪŋ)

n.
1. Elizabeth Barrett, 1806–61, English poet.
2. John Moses, 1855–1926, U.S. designer of firearms.
3. Robert, 1812–89, English poet.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Browning - United States inventor of firearms (especially automatic pistols and repeating rifles and a machine gun called the Peacemaker) (1855-1926)
2.Browning - English poet and husband of Elizabeth Barrett Browning noted for his dramatic monologues (1812-1889)Browning - English poet and husband of Elizabeth Barrett Browning noted for his dramatic monologues (1812-1889)
3.Browning - English poet best remembered for love sonnets written to her husband Robert Browning (1806-1861)Browning - English poet best remembered for love sonnets written to her husband Robert Browning (1806-1861)
4.Browning - cooking to a brown crispiness over a fire or on a grillbrowning - cooking to a brown crispiness over a fire or on a grill; "proper toasting should brown both sides of a piece of bread"
cookery, cooking, preparation - the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat; "cooking can be a great art"; "people are needed who have experience in cookery"; "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"
Translations

browning

[ˈbraʊnɪŋ] N (Brit) (Culin) → aditamento m colorante

browning

n (Cook: = act) → Anbraten nt; (= substance)Bratensoße f, → Bratenpulver nt
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A rare "Monitor" version of the Browning Automatic Rifle (BAR) sold for a hefty $71,875, including premiums, at the November 1, 2017, James D.
A gas-operated design, it used a tilting bolt system similar to that of the Browning Automatic Rifle.
Discharged as a corporal in November 1945, Brandolini had gone from Browning Automatic Rifleman (gunnery instructor when not in combat) at the beginning of his marines hitch to driver for his company commander at the end.
The Model 1918 Browning Automatic Rifle (BAR for short) served faithfully in both world wars and was still alive and well during the Korean War.
machine guns, four 81-millimeter mortar shells, two 60-mm mortar shells, four Browning automatic rifles, nine M-1 Garand rifles, two 81-mm mortar launchers, dozens of rocket-propelled grenades, bullets and other war materiel.
Onboard were three Browning Automatic Rifles (BAR's), two sawedoff shotguns, more than 10 handguns, not counting the ones on the duo, and thousands of rounds of ammunition.
Gas operation goes back to the pre-World War I Browning Automatic Rifle, the BAR, and the Ml Garand of World War II fame.
The combined daily production of all three manufacturers was 706 and a total of approximately 52,000 Browning Automatic Rifles was delivered from all sources.
During the ceremony, held in Simuay Crossing in Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao, 75 weapons ranging from World War 2 era firearms such as M1 Garands and Browning Automatic Rifles -- to modern assault and sniper rifles as well as a heavy machine-gun and several mortars were turned over to IMT which is led by Turkey and with Brunei and Norway.
The Browning Automatic Rifle (BAR) does not fire a three-inch bullet.
The former soldier, who carried a Browning automatic rifle, which he said weighed 21 pounds, 7 ounces, acknowledged the terror of nonstop gunfire in battle.
380 Browning automatic, 21 9mm bullets, two 9mm hollow point bullets and a single .