What does viewer mean?

Definitions for viewerˈvyu ər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word viewer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. spectator, witness, viewer, watcher, looker(noun)

    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. viewer(noun)

    an optical device for viewing photographic transparencies


  1. viewer(Noun)

    Someone that views some spectacle; an onlooker or spectator

  2. viewer(Noun)

    Someone who watches television

  3. viewer(Noun)

    Any optical device used to view photographic slides

  4. viewer(Noun)

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Viewer(noun)

    one who views or examines

  2. Viewer(noun)

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

  3. Viewer(noun)

    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.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Rainer Gombos:

    You can immerse the viewer into worlds -- artificial or reality-like worlds -- that you couldn't do before.

  2. Diane Levin & Jean Kilbourne:

    Heavy exposure to media alters the viewer's perception of social reality in a way that matches the media world.

  3. Ben Remocker:

    If we don't have a TV viewer-ready product, where does that put us in our livelihoods here? We've got to get on board.

  4. Claire Fallon and Emma Gray:

    As a Bachelor viewer, I want to be able to judge the show and also get a bit of enjoyment from the cheesy 'love journey,'.

  5. Michael Joseph:

    They are not to be pitied nor romanticized by the viewer, you want to see and feel the person who lies somewhere in between.

Images & Illustrations of viewer

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Translations for viewer

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • مشاهدArabic
  • Zuschauer, ZuschauerinGerman
  • τηλεθεάτρια, θεατής, τηλεθεατήςGreek
  • telespectador, telespectadora, espectador, espectadora, televidenteSpanish
  • katselija, katsoja, katselinFinnish
  • visionneur, visionneuse, téléspectateur, spectateurFrench
  • spettatoreItalian
  • прегледувач, гледачMacedonian
  • kijkerDutch
  • espectador, telespectadorPortuguese
  • телезритель, вьюер, зритель, телезрительница, зрительница, проектор, программа просмотраRussian
  • mtazamajiSwahili

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