[ fahyn-der ]
/ ˈfaɪn dər /
a person or thing that finds.
- a range finder.
- Also called viewfinder. a camera part or attachment enabling a photographer to determine what will be included in the picture.
Astronomy. a small, wide-angled telescope attached to a larger one for locating objects to be studied.
a person or firm that acts as agent in initiating a business transaction.
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Example sentences from the Web for finder
Common-law judges and civilians would agree that the finder got possession first, and so could keep it as against the shopkeeper.The Common Law |Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
The finder is one who has been trained under the vigilant eye of the editor of this valuable paper.Watch Yourself Go By |Al. G. Field
Folding the paper, he wrote on the outside, "Will the finder of this paper please send it to Mr. Golden, Skowhegan?"The Golden Boys and Their New Electric Cell |L. P. Wyman
The boat was picked up later in a badly damaged condition, and given to the finder.Bowdoin Boys in Labrador |Jonathan Prince Cilley, Jr.
Should the finder neglect to carry his trover to the Bulargachi, the latter punishes him.Some Heroes of Travel |W. H. Davenport Adams
British Dictionary definitions for finder
/ (ˈfaɪndə) /
a person or thing that finds
physics a small low-power wide-angle telescope fitted to a more powerful larger telescope, used to locate celestial objects to be studied by the larger instrument
photog short for viewfinder
finders keepers informal whoever finds something has the right to keep it