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)
This extraordinary ability to touch the heart of his viewer is as evident in his greeting cards, public announcements, illustrations of literary works, and text book covers - where but in Mexico does the Board of Education commission a world class painter to illustrate its textbooks. - as it is in his easel paintings and murals.
As a result, his mural teems with so much detail that the viewer is at first overwhelmed.
From a press release: For example, when the viewer is angry the colours are dark and appear to have been applied to the canvas with more violent brush strokes.
That's why there's such an emphasis on huge cocks; the viewer is attempting to put himself in the feet of one of the guys who's banging the woman, and in that mindset he's usually got a huge dick that nobody can resist.
Scaring the shit out of the viewer is his bread and butter, but imprinting lasting trepidation is the clincher.
MSNBC will be battling CNN and Fox News for ratings dominance on the night of the midterm elections next week, but, on his show Tuesday, "Hardball" host Chris Matthews revealed that he thinks the channel will have a built-in viewer base to help give it a boost: Democrats.
As cellist Jeff Zeigler moves about in a "Life Shirt" (or with sensors attached to his body) -- or a musician uses a bow to stimulate electronic sounds, the viewer is drawn into a bizarre new style of composing based on performance.
So they need to be considered as part of the communication process in order to determine whether the impression they create for a viewer is valid.
A mans face, comically distorted, unabashedly stares at the viewer making it unclear whether the viewer is being ridiculed, or if the artist is ridiculing his own self-awareness.
Why can't they see that this story may be a short term viewer builder but long term, this is going to lead to much greater hate for America, increased terrorism and worsening balance of trade?