Observer

(from the article `Baker, Russell`) ...bureau of the New York Times (1954–62), he covered the White House, the State Department, and the Congress. In the early 1960s he began writing ...
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observer

[n] - an expert who observes and comments on something
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Observer

• (n.) One who keeps any law, custom, regulation, rite, etc.; one who conforms to anything in practice. • (n.) One who fulfills or performs; as, an observer of his promises. • (n.) A sycophantic follower. • (n.) One who observes, or pays attention to, anything; especially, one engaged in, or trained to habits of, close and exact...
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Observer

[physics] The term observer has a number of non-equivalent uses in science. ==Special relativity== The term observer in special relativity refers most commonly to an inertial reference frame. In such cases an inertial reference frame may be called an `inertial observer` to avoid ambiguity. Note that these uses differ significantly from the ...
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Observer

[quantum mechanics] Gianni Schicchi is a comic opera in one act by Giacomo Puccini to an Italian libretto by Giovacchino Forzano, composed in 1917–18. The libretto is based on an incident mentioned in Dante`s Divine Comedy. The work is the third and final part of Puccini`s Il trittico—three one-act operas with contrasting themes, writte...
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Observer

[quantum physics] In quantum mechanics, `observation` is synonymous with quantum measurement and `observer` with a measurement apparatus and observable with what can be measured. Thus the quantum mechanical observer does not necessarily present or solve any problems over and above the (admittedly difficult) issue of measurement in quantum m...
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Observer

[special relativity] In special relativity, an observer is a frame of reference from which a set of objects or events is being measured. Usually this is an inertial reference frame or `inertial observer`. Less often an observer may be an arbitrary non-inertial reference frame such as a Rindler frame which may be called an `accelerating obse...
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Observer

Ob·serv'er noun 1. One who observes, or pays attention to, anything; especially, one engaged in, or trained to habits of, close and exact observation; as, an astronomical observer . « The observed of all observers Shak. « Careful observers m...
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Observer

a non-competing individual who accompanies an angler on his boat during competition
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observer

A person who is appointed to assist the referee in a match, to decide questions of fact and report any breach of rules.
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Observer

One who ensures that a golf match or round is played in accordance with the Rules of Golf.
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observer

One who perceives, notices, or watches; in behavioural research with humans, the investigator or his/her surrogate. ... Origin: L. Observo, to watch ... Nonparticipant observer, an investigator who studies a group of subjects engaged in certain activities but does not directly participate in these activities, presumably being able to study them mor...
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observer

system for complete reconstruction of the state of a controlled system from measured input and output variables, using a model of the controlled system
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Observer

The human viewer who receives a stimulus and experiences a sensation from it. In vision, the stimulus is a visual one and the sensation is an appearance.
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observer

Type: Term Pronunciation: ob-zĕr′vĕr Definitions: 1. One who perceives, notices, or watches; in behavioral research with humans, the investigator or his/her surrogate.
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observer

When a narrator slips into the role of an observer, he adopts a limited point of view because he presents the story as it is seen by one of the characters of the story, so the information the reader gets is restricted to the knowledge and view of this character alone.
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