nonbrowser

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From non- +‎ browser.

AdjectiveEdit

nonbrowser (not comparable)

  1. That is not, or does not relate to, a web browser.
    • 2001, Eric M. Burke, “Java-based Web Technologies”, in Java and XSLT, Sebastopol, CA: O'Reilly & Associates, →ISBN, page 132:
      If the client is a browser, the XSLT stylesheet will probably transform the XML into HTML or XHTML. For a nonbrowser client, however, it is conceivable that the XML data is delivered directly without any XSLT transformation.

NounEdit

nonbrowser (plural nonbrowsers)

  1. (marketing) A person who is not a browser; one who does not usually examine goods for sale without the intention of purchasing.
    • 1992, Eric N. Berkowitz, Roger A. Kerin, William Rudelius, Marketing, 3rd edition, Homewood, IL: Richard D. Irwin, →ISBN, page 434:
      Also, are browsers important to retailers? Are they more interested in the products they look at than nonbrowsers? Do they have more information about products than nonbrowsers? Are they opinion leaders for other potential buyers?
  2. (computing) In Microsoft Windows, a computer that is not capable of maintaining and distributing a browse list.
    Coordinate terms: master browser, potential browser

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