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Brown - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Brown' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Brown [ n.]
- A dark color inclining to red or yellow, resulting from the mixture of red and black, or of red, black, and yellow; a tawny, dusky hue.
2 . Brown [ superl.]
- Of a dark color, of various shades between black and red or yellow.
3 . Brown [ v. i.]
- To become brown.
4 . Brown [ v. t.]
- To make brown or dusky.
- To make brown by scorching slightly; as, to brown meat or flour.
- To give a bright brown color to, as to gun barrels, by forming a thin coat of oxide on their surface.

Meaning of 'Brown' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . brown [ v]
Meaning (1):
- fry in a pan until it changes color
Example in sentence:
  • brown the meat in the pan
Meaning (2):
- make brown in color
Example in sentence:
  • the draught browned the leaves on the trees in the yard