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NOUN (3)

1. someone who comes upon something after searching;

2. someone who is the first to observe something;
[syn: finder, discoverer, spotter]

3. optical device that helps a user to find the target of interest;
[syn: finder, viewfinder, view finder]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Finder \Find"er\, n. 1. One who, or that which, finds; specifically (Astron.), a small telescope of low power and large field of view, attached to a larger telescope, for the purpose of finding an object more readily, called also a finder telescope or finder scope. [1913 Webster +PJC] 2. (Micros.) A slide ruled in squares, so as to assist in locating particular points in the field of vision. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

finder n 1: someone who comes upon something after searching 2: someone who is the first to observe something [syn: finder, discoverer, spotter] 3: optical device that helps a user to find the target of interest [syn: finder, viewfinder, view finder]
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

Finder The part of the Macintosh Operating System and GUI that simulates the desktop. The multitasking version of Finder was called "MultiFinder" until multitasking was integrated into the core of the OS with the introduction of System 7.0 in 1990. (2005-03-18)