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find·er

 (fīn′dər)
n.
1. One that finds: a finder of great hidden treasure.
2. A viewfinder.
3. 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.

finder

(ˈfaɪndə)
n
1. a person or thing that finds
2. (General Physics) physics a small low-power wide-angle telescope fitted to a more powerful larger telescope, used to locate celestial objects to be studied by the larger instrument
3. (Photography) photog short for viewfinder
4. finders keepers informal whoever finds something has the right to keep it

find•er

(ˈfaɪn dər)

n.
1. a person or thing that finds.
3. a small wide-angle telescope attached to a larger one for locating objects to be studied.
4. a person or firm that acts as agent in initiating a business transaction.
[1250–1300]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.finder - someone who comes upon something after searching
quester, searcher, seeker - someone making a search or inquiry; "they are seekers after truth"
2.finder - someone who is the first to observe something
beholder, observer, perceiver, percipient - a person who becomes aware (of things or events) through the senses
co-discoverer - someone who is the first of two or more people to discover something
3.finder - optical device that helps a user to find the target of interestfinder - optical device that helps a user to find the target of interest
camera, photographic camera - equipment for taking photographs (usually consisting of a lightproof box with a lens at one end and light-sensitive film at the other)
gunsight, gun-sight - a sight used for aiming a gun
optical device - a device for producing or controlling light
telescope, scope - a magnifier of images of distant objects
Translations

finder

[ˈfaɪndəʳ] Ndescubridor(a) m/f
finders keepers (losers weepers)quien se lo encuentra se lo queda

finder

n
(of lost object)Finder(in) m(f); finders keepers (inf)wers findet, dem gehörts
(of telescope)Sucher m
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