Brown

(redirected from brown off)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Idioms, Encyclopedia.
Related to brown off: brownest

Brown

(brown),
Lester, U.S. otologist. See: Brown sign.

Brown

(brown),
Harold W., 20th-century U.S. ophthalmologist. See: Brown syndrome.

Brown

(brown),
James, U.S. plastic surgeon, 1899-1971. See: Brown-Adson forceps.

Brown

(brown),
James H., 20th-century U.S. microbiologist. See: Brown-Brenn stain.

Brown

(brown),
Robert, English botanist, 1773-1858. See: brownian motion, brownian movement, brownian-Zsigmondy movement.
A number of individuals with the surname Brown have become the namesake for various conditions, including

(1) C.H. Brown (Brown-Vialetto-van Laere syndrome, also known as pontobulbar palsy with deafness);

(2) C.L. Brown (Brown-Symmers disease, also known as acute infantile encephalopathy);

(3) G.E. Brown (Horton-Magath-Brown syndrome, also known as Horton syndrome);

(4) J.W. Brown (Brown syndrome, also known as neural crest syndrome); and

(5) S.I. Brown (Brown syndrome, a term of recent vintage for corneal oedema following cataract extraction)

brown

1. a composite color, therefore variable from creamy to dark brown which is almost black, made from black, red and yellow.
2. a coat color; in horses a brown coat with a tan muzzle; a few hairs of another color may be scattered through the coat creating a brown roan (white admixture), brown chestnut (admixture of chestnut), etc. A brown-ticked gray is a gray horse with wheat grain sized patches of brown hairs scattered through the coat; in cattle a rich creamy brown as in Brown Swiss and many other indigenous breeds.

Patient discussion about Brown

Q. Is there any difference between brown eggs and white eggs? My fitness instructor suggested me to have brown eggs instead of white eggs so is there any difference between brown eggs and white eggs?

A. I have to agree with you. Never heard of any difference between the two and it doesnt sound reasonable that one is better to your health than the other...

Q. hey how about having brown rice in place of white or boiled rice…….?

A. Brown rice is a good carb, plus I personally think it tastes delicious.

Q. what is more healthy, brown sugar or fruit sugar?

A. fruit sugar

More discussions about Brown
References in periodicals archive ?
Heat the beef dripping and brown off the beef in small batches.
Harty then saw Michael Brown off his line and tried to chip the ball into the net but the keeper scrambled back to turn the ball over the bar.
Having Brown off the board would improve chances that voters will pass the district's $103.
Cheeky Scotland star Don Hutchison has tried to get Brown off the hook by shifting the blame on to team-mate Brian O'Neil.
The left-hander found allies in stand-in captain Jimmy Adams - who struck 39 before being well caught at cover by Dougie Brown off Graeme Welch - and Riccardo Powell, a last-minute inclusion in the 15-man party when Carl Hooper announced his retirement.
A run of 70 reduced Robertson's deficit, but then the Grand Prix and Welsh Open champion missed the brown off its spot early in the final frame of the session and O'Sullivan took full advantage with a clearance of 100.
Last year Hugh was arrested with hooker Divine Brown off Sunset Boulevard - close to Liz's old flat.
But Horton was then caught at short leg by Michael Brown off Tahir's fifth ball after the resumption for 66.
The Easter Road boss reiterated that his players aren't for sale after warning Preston boss Craig Brown off striker Derek Riordan earlier this week.
But when Cross stumped Brown off Ashraf and then took a catch next ball off the same bowler, the balance swung in Liverpool's favour.