American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. One that finds: a finder of great hidden treasure.
- n. A viewfinder.
- n. A low-power, wide-angle telescope fixed to the body of a more powerful telescope and pointed in the same direction for initially locating an object to be observed.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who or that which finds or discovers. Specifically— One who finds or determines after search or inquiry.
- n. An inventor, deviser, or originator.
- n. A poet.
- n. In the customs, a searcher employed to discover goods imported or exported without paying custom.
- n. A smaller telescope attached to a larger, for the purpose of finding an object more readily.
- n. An extra lens or other device attached to a photographic camera for the purpose of showing on a small supplementary ground glass, or otherwise, the position of the picture in the field of the sensitized plate: used in cameras for making instantaneous pictures.
- n. A microscopic slide divided by fine lines into a number of minute squares, used to locate exactly any point of especial interest in the field of the microscope. By noting the square which covers the point in question, the observer is enabled to bring it at once into view.
- n. One who finds, or discovers something.
- n. An optical device, such as a viewfinder, used to locate a target or other object of interest
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Astron.) One who, or that which, finds a small telescope of low power and large field of view, attached to a larger telescope, for the purpose of finding an object more readily, called also a
finder telescopeor finder scope.
- n. (Micros.) A slide ruled in squares, so as to assist in locating particular points in the field of vision.
- n. optical device that helps a user to find the target of interest
- n. someone who is the first to observe something
- n. someone who comes upon something after searching
“Re: the file count ceiling of 10000 files … (comment #11 above), you can change the ceiling in the fuzzyfinder_textmate. vim file (line 39): ruby def finder; @finder | | = FuzzyFileFinder. new ( "." ,50000); end”
“Yes | No | Report from shawey90 wrote 12 weeks 5 days ago range finder is well worth the money ... i missed out on a nice 80pointer last week because i thought it was too far to shoot ... i had my cousin rang find it the next day and turns out it was only 35 yds away:/”
“Advertisement; payment of cost; vesting of title in finder”
“So, it seems to me that after that point the finder is well within his rights to transfer the device to a media company that is well versed in these things to further evaluate.”
“The phone finder is not so lucky — the law is well established in his case and it would take some extraordinary lawyering to convince a jury that he broke no law when he received $5,000 for a phone he found in a bar.”
“A depth/fish finder is a big help on a new lake too!”
“(Oh, but hey, Wife Swap is still looking for a Bigfoot hunting family, and is willing to shell out $1000 in finder's fees ...)”
“As you know, in the Rockies, the distance will fool you and a range finder is very helpful.”
“Stacks are hard to open in finder; grids can be really slow.”
“For some reason, Tri-Met's ride finder is inefficient.”
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