a person or thing that views.
a person who watches television, often a devotee of television or of a particular kind of television program: a weekly show aimed at teenage viewers.
any of various optical devices to facilitate viewing, especially one that is small and boxlike with a magnifying lens, and sometimes a light source, in which a photographic transparency may be viewed.
an eyepiece or viewfinder.
an official inspector of property, public works, or the like.

1375–1425; late Middle English; see view, -er1

nonviewer, noun
underviewer, noun Unabridged
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viewer (ˈvjuːə)
1.  a person who views something, esp television
2.  any optical device by means of which something is viewed, esp one used for viewing photographic transparencies
3.  law a person appointed by a court to inspect and report upon property, etc

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Example sentences for viewers
With dtt, viewers are limited to whatever channels the antenna picks up.
This storyline attracted much attention from the press and viewers.
Viewers protested and made a disturbance during the performances.
Montage works because viewers infer meaning based on context.
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