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/əbˈzərvər/,
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observers, plural;
  1. A person who watches or notices something
    • - to a casual observer, he was at peace
  2. A person who follows events, esp. political ones, closely and comments publicly on them
    • - some observers expect interest rates to rise
  3. A person posted to an area in an official capacity to monitor political or military events
    • - elections scrutinized by international observers
  4. A person who attends a conference, inquiry, etc., to note the proceedings without participating in them

  5. (in science or art) A real or hypothetical person whose observation is regarded as having a particular viewpoint or effect


  1. perceiver: a person who becomes aware (of things or events) through the senses
  2. an expert who observes and comments on something
  3. The Observer is a newspaper for the residents of Northern Chautauqua County, NY with offices located in Dunkirk, NY. Formerly known as the Evening Observer, was originally delivered in the afternoon, although it has switched to morning delivery.
  4. Observer (also known as Brain Guy) is a fictional character on the Mystery Science Theater 3000 television series. He was played by Bill Corbett, and appeared on the eighth through tenth seasons of the series. ...
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  6. In quantum physics, an observer is an entity that determines an observable (a property of the system state) by a sequence of physical operations. The phenomena of the cosmos require an observer in order to be learned about and understood by us. ...
  7. Observium is a PHP/MySQL-based Network Observation and Monitoring System (NOMS) which collects data from devices using SNMP and presents it via a web interface. It makes heavy use of the RRDtool (written by Tobi Oetiker) package. ...
  8. The term observer in special relativity refers most commonly to an inertial reference frame. Less often it may refer to an arbitrary non-inertial reference frame; in particular, a Rindler frame is sometimes called an "accelerating observer". ...
  9. One who makes observations, monitors or takes notice; One who adheres or follows laws, guidelines, etc; A person sent as a representative, to a meeting or other function to monitor but not to participate; A crew member on an aircraft who makes observations of enemy positions or aircraft; A ...
  10. (Observers) Agencies, non-governmental organizations, and Governments not Parties to the Convention which are permitted to attend, but not vote, at meetings of the COP and its subsidiary bodies. ...
  11. (OBSERVERS) All catcher-processors in the North Pacific have two federally-trained observers on board to collect scientific data for the National Marine Fisheries Service. ...
  12. (Observers) do not, in principle, normally participate in discussions although they may be invited to do so by the Chair - either generally, or on a specific item. ...
  13. (Observers) game officials who monitor and report any rule violations on the course.
  14. (observers) Group members who aid in the group's cohesiveness by being sensitive to the needs of each member. (ch 11) (397)
  15. A person who asks and receives permission to be present at, or who has been invited to, all or part of COSEWIC's deliberations.
  16. Someone who watches a group process and gives feedback on it.
  17. An English newspaper seemed to use the term to refer to any small religious group, no matter what its age or teachings. 1
  18. One who ensures that a golf match or round is played in accordance with the Rules of Golf.
  19. A person who is appointed to assist the referee in a match, to decide questions of fact and report any breach of rules.
  20. Individuals, on written application, may attend PBC hearings as observers. The general public (18 years of age and over), victims and their families and supporters, offenders' family members and supporters and media representatives may attend parole hearings.
  21. A sub-section of Observation, on the Advanced tab. See Observer in the User Guide for more information. This is the name of the person who did the annotation.
  22. An official who watches golfers, usually on a specific section of the course, and reports any breach of rules to the referee.
  23. Canada · Israel · Japan · Mexico · United States · Vatican City
  24. Kavi Groups term. By default, a user added to a group roster as an Observer may download documents and read group email—but cannot add items, contribute to discussions or vote.
  25. A shore-based or on-board biologist that monitors the legal compliance of commercial fishing activity. Observers collect catch composition data by sampling a portion of the catch and recording information such as fish or shellfish age, length and weight. ...