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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
References in classic literature ?
Finder will be rewarded by returning same to Cyrus E.
Finder will kindly return to Miss Cecily King, Desk 15, Carlisle School.
While Captain Bonneville remained among the Nez Perces, if a glove, handkerchief, or anything of similar value, was lost or mislaid, it was carried by the finder to the lodge of the chief, and proclamation was made by one of their criers, for the owner to come and claim his property.
No doubt it would, in its anxiety, run off to the police, and then to the "Hue and Cry" office, to announce that "the finder will be handsomely rewarded," and at last away to the hospital; yet we may boldly assert that the soul is shrewdest when it shakes off every fetter, and every sort of leading-string--the body only makes it stupid.
In reality, I am inclined to suspect, that all these several finders of truth, are the very identical men who are by others called the finders of gold.
The theoretic effective radius of this rifle is three hundred miles, but the best they can do in actual service when equipped with their wireless finders and sighters is but a trifle over two hundred miles.
The new Easy Duplicate Finder introduces a new Google Drive scan mode that makes finding and deleting duplicates on Google Drive quick, easy and efficient.
In 2010, Barbieri joined Finder Pompe as vice president of after-sales business and serving as deputy general manager of the Querceta-based facility and before joining Finder, he was the business leader of GE Oil & Gas s heavy wall reactors business unit.
This iPass Hotspot Finder does not require an iPass account, provides visibility to over 1.
Stick the cover in front of the range finder lenses so that the range finder support bracket holds it in place.
The Metal Finder, which typically processes post-eddy current residue as a stainless steel separator, detects metal by conductivity and uses bursts of compressed air to recover all types of metal from the flow.