from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One that views, especially an onlooker or spectator.
- n. Any of various optical devices used to facilitate the viewing of photographic transparencies by illuminating or magnifying them.
- n. A person who watches television or movies: viewers of prime-time shows; viewers of action movies.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Someone that views some spectacle; an onlooker or spectator
- n. Someone who watches television
- n. Any optical device used to view photographic slides
- n. A program that displays the contents of a file of digital images; an image viewer or file viewer
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who views or examines.
- n. A person appointed to inspect highways, fences, or the like, and to report upon the same.
- n. The superintendent of a coal mine.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who views, surveys, or examines.
- n. Specifically— An official appointed to inspect or superintend something; an overseer; in coal-mining, the general manager, both above and below ground, of a coal-mine. This word, not at all in use in the United States, is almost obsolete in England, having become replaced by the terms mining-engineer and agent. The terms used in the United States are manager and superintendent.
- n. One of a body of jurors who are appointed by a court to view or inspect the property in controversy or the place where a crime has been committed. In Scotland two persons called showers point out the subjects to be viewed.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an optical device for viewing photographic transparencies
- n. a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind)
view + -er (Wiktionary)