What does viewer mean?

Definitions for viewer
ˈvyu ərview·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. spectator, witness, viewer, watcher, lookernoun

    a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind)

    "the spectators applauded the performance"; "television viewers"; "sky watchers discovered a new star"

  2. viewernoun

    an optical device for viewing photographic transparencies


  1. viewernoun

    Someone that views some spectacle; an onlooker or spectator

  2. viewernoun

    Someone who watches television

  3. viewernoun

    Any optical device used to view photographic slides

  4. viewernoun

    A program that displays the contents of a file of digital images; an image viewer or file viewer

Webster Dictionary

  1. Viewernoun

    one who views or examines

  2. Viewernoun

    a person appointed to inspect highways, fences, or the like, and to report upon the same

  3. Viewernoun

    the superintendent of a coal mine


  1. ViEWER

    ViEWER, the Virtual Environment Workbench for Education and Research, is a proprietary, freeware computer program for Microsoft Windows written by researchers at the University of Idaho for the study of visual perception and complex immersive three-dimensional environments. It was created using C++ and OpenGL, and has been used by Dr. Brian Dyre, Dr. Steffen Werner, Dr. Ernesto Bustamante, Dr. Ben Barton, and their undergraduate and graduate researchers in visual perception, signal detection, and child-safety experiments.

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'viewer' in Nouns Frequency: #2481

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of viewer in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of viewer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of viewer in a Sentence

  1. Kutter Callaway:

    It forces the viewer to be driven and oriented by gritty, on-the-ground female concerns, there's a pervasive threat of violence that even now is always in play. It's a very different message from most films about Jesus, but it is also really important for today, when we are having conversations in the religious community and more broadly about how women are treated.

  2. Michael Joseph:

    There's something about it that doesn't distract the eye and makes it more about the person, i want the viewer to see the face and the person. They have this aged look, this worn look, and black and white accentuates that a little more.

  3. Connor Schell:

    Some of that's strategic, some of it's out of necessity, we made a conscious effort on Sunday nights with SportsCenter to continue the experience... If we can hold that viewer's attention for another hour, that's what a programmer aspires to do.

  4. Anita Hoffer:

    It tastefully and unselfconsciously names, describes and normalizes behaviors that are universal and, by example, invites the viewer to experiment and learn, as Leonore Tiefer (sex researcher, therapist and activist) has said, 'Sex is not a natural act,' and good lovemaking is an art that must be learned and practiced.

  5. Robert Ridland:

    I’m actually in favor of it, it’s an excellent move, the IOC wanted it, and I think it’s going to make it much more understandable for the first-time viewer. You have to take the opportunity to broaden your appeal.

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  • مشاهدArabic
  • Zuschauer, ZuschauerinGerman
  • θεατής, τηλεθεάτρια, τηλεθεατήςGreek
  • telespectadora, espectador, televidente, espectadora, telespectadorSpanish
  • katselija, katselin, katsojaFinnish
  • visionneuse, téléspectateur, spectateur, visionneurFrench
  • spettatoreItalian
  • гледач, прегледувачMacedonian
  • kijkerDutch
  • espectador, telespectadorPortuguese
  • зрительница, программа просмотра, проектор, телезрительница, зритель, вьюер, телезрительRussian
  • mtazamajiSwahili
  • izleyiciTurkish

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