dowser


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dows·er

 (dou′zər)
n.
1. A person who uses a divining rod to search for underground water or minerals.
2. A divining rod.

dows•er

(ˈdaʊ zər)

n.
1. Also called dows′ing rod`. divining rod.
2. a person skilled in its use.
[1830–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dowser - someone who uses a divining rod to find underground water
diviner - someone who claims to discover hidden knowledge with the aid of supernatural powers
2.dowser - forked stick that is said to dip down to indicate underground water or oildowser - forked stick that is said to dip down to indicate underground water or oil
stick - an implement consisting of a length of wood; "he collected dry sticks for a campfire"; "the kid had a candied apple on a stick"
Translations

dowser

[ˈdaʊzəʳ] Nzahorí mf

dowser

nWünschelrutengänger(in) m(f)
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In such a case, a reliable dowser is recommended for on-site monitoring, as well as the (usually necessary) bed relocation to a neutral spot.
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So Baker fashioned his own dowser with some cardboard, gaffers tape, paint poles and a pair of freshmen with strong shoulders.
The main things learned were that the question must be clear at the outset and the dowser must understand what message his or her tools are giving back.
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This is remarkable only because I had been jotting down notes in preparation for an interview with Uri Gellerthe controversial Israeli magician, mentalist, and bender of spoons who, despite famously failing to work his magic on American late-night television in 1973, has led many lives since: star of reality television, dowser, friend and confidante to the rich and famous, and perhaps even psychic spy for the Mossad and the CIA.
From speaking to the boys and Dowser they felt it was a penalty.
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