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Bro (software)

Originally written by Vern Paxson, Bro is an open source Unix based network monitoring framework. Often compared to a Network intrusion detection systems (NIDS), Bro can be used to build a NIDS but is much more. Bro can also be used for collecting network measurements, conducting forensic investigations, traffic baselining and more. Bro has been compared to tcpdump, Snort, netflow, and Perl (or any other scripting language) all in one. It is released under the BSD license.

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Bro (novel)

Bro is a science fiction novel by Vladimir Sorokin, the first part in the series The Ice Trilogy, a “tripartite extravaganza [that] pummels the reader with super-dense chunks of satire, fantasy, parody, history and paranoid pseudo-theory.“ The other volumes are, respectively, Ice and 23,000. Although it chronologically precedes Ice, it was written several years after Ice was published.

Bro (instrument)

The bro is a traditional musical instrument of the Ba Na, Xơ Đăng, Êđê, Gia Rai people and Giẻ Xtiêng peoples of the Central Vietnam Highlands. It is played in a similar manner to the chordophone used in the music of Madagascar.

Latest discoveries revealed new findings of antique instrument "BRO Express", found by the archaeologists in the depths of Sơn Đoòng cave in Vietnam. The found was made public on 13.02.2014, although rumors say that fragments of the instrument were found on 11.02.2014.

Bro (subculture)

Bro is a male youth subculture of "conventional guys' guys" who spend time partying in ways similar to each other. Although the popular image of bro lifestyle is associated with sports apparel and fraternities, it lacks a consistent definition. Some aspects vary regionally such as in California where it overlaps with surf culture. Oxford Dictionaries have noted that bros frequently self-identify with neologisms containing the word "bro" as a prefix or suffix.

Wiktionary

bro

n. 1 (context slang English) brother; a male sibling 2 (context slang English) brother; a male comrade or friend; one who shares one’s ideals. 3 (context slang English) brother; an African-American. 4 (context slang English) brother; (non-gloss definition: used to address a male) 5 (context slang English) a fratboy or someone that espouses the fraternity bro culture

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English

bro

noun
EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS
▪ But these sibling difficulties are minor beside the difficulties opened up for George W by his little bro.
▪ By another stroke - nay, complete coronary - of fortune, Hugo's bro Jebb was a bassist.
▪ The doctor calls it a panic attack, I call it a trip down memory lane for big bro.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

bro

colloquial abbreviation of brother, attested from 1660s.

Usage examples of "bro".

Langeron and Yekaterininskaya streets, directly opposite the huge Fankoni Cafe where stockbrokers and grain merchants in Panama hats sat at marble-topped tables set out right on the pavement, Paris-style, under awnings and surrounded by potted laurel trees, the cab in which Auntie and Pavlik were travelling was all but overturned by a bright-red automobile driven by the heir to the famous Ptashnikov Bros, firm, a grotesquely bloated young man in a tiny yachting cap, who looked amazingly like a prize Yorkshire pig.

Bros stood looking at Seg with his arms crossed, hands clutching his arms.

Bros indicated a conference room and with a gesture invited Seg to precede him into it.

Bros withdrew his credit chip from the meter and dragged Seg out of the ground-car by his sleeve.

When the Sendee at last tottered in on the arm of the young woman Bros had sent to fetch et, et instantly reverted to bouncing youth.

But they were all bitchen bros permanently stoked on each other, brewski, and ripping surf.

Lo Manto asked, sitting on the edge of the bed, gazing down at his bromer.

For her, the chance to visit historical homes and handle valuable antiques made working for Markis Bros.

But they were all bitchen bros permanently stoked on each other, brewski, and ripping surf.

Brota loomed above them all in her wind-rippled crimson, Tomiyano was a silent audience on the fringes in a brown breechclout, and Wallie himself, huge in blue.

Brooks Bros, tropical suit and cocked his feet on the desk and grinned at the innocent bottle slyly He locked his arms behind his head and settled back hopefully to wait for that Chicago stupid Jew lawyer son of a bitch Ross to come in.

Meanwhile Vanka Klyuchnik wiped the counter with a flourish and swept the wet kopek with the eagle on it into a tin box which once had held Krakhmalnikov Bros, lozenges.

But there he was, rather larger than life on account of his great size, wearing his morning coat as though he were in the habit of doing so frequently--and it was certainly not hired from Moss Bros, Beatrice reflected as she glided slowly past the pew, for it fitted to perfection.

The bartender pointed and said a few words to her and Joat turned to look at Bros.

Which is just the way I like things, thank you very much, Bros Sperin!