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brownline Graphic Arts. a prepress proof printed in brown on white
paper treated with silver nitrate. Also, VANDYKE.
brown lung see BYSSINOSIS.
brownout Electricity. 1. a deliberate reduction of line voltage in order
to lessen load demands. 2. a reduction of electric lighting in a city during wartime as a precaution against air attack. 3. any reduction or curtailment of electric power, as occurs during a storm, for example.
brown patch Plant Pathology. a turf disease characterized by roughly
circular patches of brown grass bordered by grayish-black mycelia and
caused by soil-borne fungi that multiply under conditions of high temperatures and humidity.
brown rat see NORWAY RAT.
brown recluse spider Invertebrate Zoology. a small, brown venomous spider, Loxosceles reclusa, having a violin-shaped marking on
its back. Also, BROWN SPIDER, FIDDLEBACK SPIDER, VIOLIN SPIDER.
brown rice Food Technology. unpolished rice; that is, rice from which
the bran and germ have not been removed.
brown-ring test Analytical Chemistry. a test for the nitrate ion using a
solution of sample and dilute ferrous sulfate layered on top of concentrated sulfuric acid; a brown ring between the layers indicates a positive
brown root Plant Pathology. a disease of tropical plants caused by the
fungus Hymenochaete noxia, in which the roots become incrusted with
earth and stones bound together by brown masses of fungi filaments.
brown root rot Plant Pathology. 1. a disease caused by the fungus
Thielava basicola and characterized by the decay and darkening of the
roots and lower stem, occurring most frequently in plants of the pea, cucumber, and potato families. 2. a similar disease occurring in tobacco
and caused by attacks of meadow nematodes.
brown rot Plant Pathology. 1. any fungal or bacterial disease that results in browning and the breakdown of plant tissue, especially in plums
and other fruit trees. 2. in timber trees, decay caused by a fungal attack
browns Graphic Arts. a set of brownline prepress proofs.
brown seaweed Botany. any brown algae, especially the larger
brown smoke Engineering. a term for smoke containing a noticeable
amount of solid carbon particles, but a lesser amount than black smoke.
brown snow Meteorology. snow that is mixed with dust particles.
brown soil Geology. any of a group of zonal soils having a brown surface grading into a light-colored subsurface over a layer of calcium carbonate.
brown spar Geology. any light-colored crystalline carbonate mineral
that is colored brown by the presence of iron.
brown spider see BROWN RECLUSE SPIDER.
brown spot Plant Pathology. a fungus disease of com, soybeans, and
other plants that is characterized by irregular brown lesions on the
leaves and fruit and by cankers on the stems; caused by any of several
fungi, such as Certophorum setosum.
brown stem rot Plant Pathology. a disease of soybeans that is caused
by the fungus Cephalosporium gregatum and characterized by a brownish discoloration and decay of the internal tissue of the stem and leaves.
brownstone Petrology. a ferruginous sandstone composed of quartz
grains coated with iron oxide derived from the Triassic of the Connecticut River Valley. Building Engineering. a building, especially a multistory house, whose exterior walls are constructed of this sandstone.
brown stringy rot Plant Pathology. a fungal disease of conifers characterized by brown or rusty fibrous linear markings in the inner tissues.
brown sugar Food Technology. 1. unrefined or partially refined sugar
that retains all or some of its natural molasses content. 2. refined white
sugar to which molasses has been added.
Brown Swiss Agriculture. a breed of dairy cattle varying from light to
dark brown in color; originally bred in Switzerland.
browse Agriculture. 1. of livestock, to feed or nibble on tender portions
of trees or shrubs, such as buds, sprouts, leaves, stems, and vines. 2. the
tender portions of trees or shrubs that are fed upon in this way. Computer Programming. 1. to examine information stored in a data base. 2.
to examine parts of a program in order to understand it better.
browser Vertebrate Zoology. an animal that feeds on those parts of
plants which are above ground, that is, shoots, twigs, and the leaves attached to them. Computer Programming. a program that is designed to
facilitate browsing of data or programs by finding the desired data, displaying it in understandable form, and so on.
browsing Agriculture. the act of feeding or nibbling by livestock on
tender portions of trees or shrubs, as opposed to grazing.
BRU Aviation. the airport code for Brussels, Belgium.
brubru Meteorology. a squall in the East Indies.
Bruce, Sir David 1855-1931, British surgeon; discovered bacillus of
undulant fever; isolated germ and agent of sleeping sickness.
Brucella Bacteriology. a genus of Gram-negative, nonmotile, aerobic,
rod-shaped or ovoid bacteria of uncertain affiliation, occurring as intracellular parasites or pathogens in humans and animals.
Brucellaceae Bacteriology. in former systems of classification, a family of Gram-negative, aerobic bacteria occurring as small, nonmotile
coccoid or rod-shaped cells.
brucellergen Biochemistry. a protein found in the aerobic bacterium
Brucella; used in a skin test to detect the presence of the organism.
brucellergen test Immunology. a skin test that detects the presence of
the pathogenic bacteria Brucella.
brucellin Immunology. a substance derived from the bacteria Brucella,
used either in skin tests to determine exposure to or infection caused by
Brucella, or as a vaccine against brucellosis.
brucellosis [broo's;) Ui'sis] Medicine. a chronic systemic disease characterized by fever, weakness, and general malaise; it is caused by infection with a Brucella organism, and is transmitted to humans by direct or
indirect contact with infected animals or their milk.
Bruchidae Invertebrate Zoology. the seed weevils, a family (type genus
Bruchus) of small beetles with larvae that infest the seeds of peas and
Bruch's membrane Anatomy. a transparent membrane that is a part of
the vascular tunic of the eye, lying between the pigmented epithelium of
the retina and the choroid.
brucine Organic Chemistry. C23H26N204' a white crystalline solid that
melts at 178°C (anhydrous) or 105°C (hydrate); slightly soluble in water
and soluble in alcohol, chloroform, and benzene; a poisonous alkaloid
found in the seeds of the plants Strychnos ignatii and Strychnos nuxvomica, used in denaturing alcohol and as a lubricant additive. It also
forms brucine hydrochloride, brucine nitrate dihydrate, brucine
phosphate, and brucine sulfate heptahydrate.
brucite Mineralogy. Mg(OH)2' a whitish, sectile, transparent to translucent trigonal mineral occurring in tabular crystals and fibrous forms,
having a specific gravity of 2.38 to 2.4 and a hardness of 2.5 on the
Mohs scale; found in metamorphic limestones and dolomitic schists.
Bruckner cycle Meteorology. an episodic climatologic cycle of a region in which relatively cool-damp and warm-dry periods alternate over
a period of approximately 35 years.
brugnatellite Mineralogy. Mg6Fe+3(C03)(OH)I3·4Hp, a micaceous,
pink to brownish-white hexagonal mineral having a specific gravity of
2.14 and a hardness of 2 on the Mohs scale; found as coatings and crusts
in hydrothermally altered serpentinic rocks.
bruise Medicine. a discoloration of an area of skin or mucus membrane
caused by blood leaking into the tissues under the skin.
bruissement Cardiology. a heart tremor that feels, to the touch, like a
eat's purring. Also, PURRING TREMOR.
bruma Meteorology. an afternoon haze that appears on the coast of
Chile when sea air is transported inland.
Brunauer-Emmett-Teller equation Physical Chemistry. an equation
that determines the adsorption rate of a film more than one molecule
thick; it computes the surface area of the monolayer or top layer. Also,
Brunei, Isambard 1806-1859, English engineer; famous for design
and construction of railroads, bridges, and steamships.
Brunelleschi, Fillipo [broo'n;) les'ke] 1377-1446, Italian architect; invented linear perspective; designed the Duomo of Florence.
Brunelliaceae Botany. a monogeneric family of dicotyledonous evergreen trees of the order Rosales that are native to tropical America;
some species are covered by a dense down.
Brunfels, Otto 1489-1534, German herbalist; wrote and published Living Portraits of Plants, with fine illustrations by Hans Weiditz.
Bruniaceae Botany. a family of dicotyledonous South American shrubs
and small trees of the order Rosales, characterized by small tough leaves
and sessile flowers in spikes or heads.
Brunizem see PRAIRIE SOIL.
Brunner's glands Anatomy. small, flattened mucus-secreting glands in
the lining of the duodenum.
Bruno, Giordano c. 1548-1600, Italian philosopher; postulated an infinite universe; anticipated relativity.
Brunoniaceae Botany. a monospecific family of dicotyledonous perennial herbs of the order Campanulales, native to Australia and characterized by flowers on a leafless stalk.
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