spotter

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From spot +‎ -er

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spotter (plural spotters)

  1. A person who observes something.
  2. A member of a sniper team who in addition to this function is responsible for providing additional information about targets from a different point of view.
  3. (weightlifting, gymnastics, climbing) One who supervises a person performing an activity, in order to help them should they be unable to complete it.
  4. (US) A person who gives directions of a crane or vehicle challenging to navigate from a different point of view to the moved load.
    Synonyms: banksman, dogman, lookout, observer, signalman
  5. Dolphins of the genus Stenella, and specifically Stenella attenuata distinguished from the streaker (Stenella coeruleoalba) and the spinner (Stenella longirostris).
    Synonym: spotted dolphin
  6. (motor racing) A team member responsible for communication with the driver to keep them up-to-date about on-track events, such as other nearby cars.

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Danish[edit]

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spotter

  1. present of spotte

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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spotter

  1. jeerer; mocker

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

spotter m (plural spotteres)

  1. spotter