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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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Inside were three examples of the Winchester Automatic Rifle (WAR), an alternative design to the M1918 Browning Automatic Rifle (BAR) proposed to the Ordnance Department; several mid-19th century air rifles; and an impressive collection of new-in-box vintage Colt, Ruger and Smith & Wesson revolvers.
The Roaring '20s saw the rise of fast-moving criminals driving V-8 Fords, armed with 1911 .45 Government Models, Thompson submachine guns, and in some cases even Browning Automatic Rifles.
Luettschwager himself, who earned the rank of corporal, served as an infantryman in the Korean conflict, including on the front lines carrying a Browning automatic rifle.
Army's adoption of the excellent Model 1918 Browning Automatic Rifle, the government quickly removed all Model 1909s from service and destroyed them.
He recently led the surrender of high powered firearms, including caliber-30, M1, M2, and Browning automatic rifles to the Fourth Mechanized Infantry Battalion, Tuesday.
30 Browning Automatic Rifle, an M-16 Armalite Rifle, a rifle grenade, a hand cuff and two-way radio set.
50 Barrett, six M14 and seven M16 rifles, four M203 and three M79 grenade launchers, a caliber .30 rifle and a 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.
a water-cooled machine gun that was to become the superb Model 1917 and a machine rifle, later to be known by the troops as simply the "BAR" (Browning Automatic Rifle), Model 1918.
Gas operation goes back to the pre-World War I Browning Automatic Rifle, the BAR, and the Ml Garand of World War II fame.
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.