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[fahyn-der] /ˈfaɪn dər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that finds.
2.
Photography.
  1. a range finder.
  2. Also called viewfinder. a camera part or attachment enabling a photographer to determine what will be included in the picture.
3.
Astronomy. a small, wide-angled telescope attached to a larger one for locating objects to be studied.
4.
a person or firm that acts as agent in initiating a business transaction.
Origin
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English findere. See find, -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for finders

finder

/ˈfaɪndə/
noun
1.
a person or thing that finds
2.
(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
3.
(photog) short for viewfinder
4.
(informal) finders keepers, whoever finds something has the right to keep it
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