searcher
noun see search I

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  • Searcher — may refer to:* HMS Searcher (D40), A British escort carrier * IAI Searcher, A type of reconnaissance UAV …   Wikipedia

  • Searcher — Search er, n. [Cf. OF. cercheor inspector.] One who, or that which, searches or examines; a seeker; an inquirer; an examiner; a trier. Specifically: (a) Formerly, an officer in London appointed to examine the bodies of the dead, and report the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • searcher — [[t]sɜ͟ː(r)tʃə(r)[/t]] searchers 1) N COUNT: usu pl Searchers are people who are looking for someone or something that is missing. In Oregon, searchers have found three mountain climbers missing since Saturday on Mount Hood. 2) N COUNT: oft N… …   English dictionary

  • searcher — UK [ˈsɜː(r)tʃə(r)] / US [ˈsɜrtʃər] noun [countable] Word forms searcher : singular searcher plural searchers 1) someone who is looking for someone or something that is lost or missing 2) literary someone who is searching for information,… …   English dictionary

  • searcher — A form of sound used to determine the presence of a calculus in the bladder. * * * search·er (surchґər) a type of sound used to search for calculi in the bladder. Called also stone searcher …   Medical dictionary

  • searcher — search ► VERB 1) try to find something by looking or otherwise seeking carefully and thoroughly. 2) examine (a place, vehicle, or person) thoroughly in order to find something or someone. 3) (searching) investigating very deeply: searching… …   English terms dictionary

  • searcher — noun 1. large metallic blue green beetle that preys on caterpillars; found in North America • Syn: ↑searcher beetle, ↑Calosoma scrutator • Hypernyms: ↑calosoma 2. someone making a search or inquiry they are seekers after truth …   Useful english dictionary

  • searcher — See searchable. * * * …   Universalium

  • searcher — noun /ˈsɜːʧə/ One who searches …   Wiktionary

  • searcher — search|er [ sɜrtʃər ] noun count 1. ) someone who is looking for someone or something that is lost or missing 2. ) LITERARY someone who is searching for information, knowledge, etc …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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