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Noun: browning  braw-ning
  1. Cooking to a brown crispiness over a fire or on a grill
    "proper browning should brown both sides of a piece of bread";
    - toasting
Noun: Browning  braw-ning
  1. English poet and husband of Elizabeth Barrett Browning noted for his dramatic monologues (1812-1889)
    - Robert Browning
     
  2. English poet best remembered for love sonnets written to her husband Robert Browning (1806-1861)
    - Elizabeth Barrett Browning
     
  3. United States inventor of firearms (especially automatic pistols and repeating rifles and a machine gun called the Peacemaker) (1855-1926)
    - John M. Browning, John Moses Browning
Verb: brown  brawn
  1. (cooking) fry in a pan until it changes colour
    "brown the meat in the pan"
     
  2. Make brown in colour
    "the drought browned the leaves on the trees in the yard";
    - embrown

Derived forms: brownings

Type of: artificer, color [US], color in [US], colorise [Brit], colorize [US], colour [Brit, Cdn], colour in [Brit, Cdn], colourise [Brit], colourize [Brit, Cdn], cook, cookery, cooking, discoverer, inventor, poet, preparation

Encyclopedia: Browning, New Jersey

Brown, Lloyd