[uh b-zur-ver] /əbˈzɜr vər/
someone or something that observes.
a delegate to an assembly or gathering, who is sent to observe and report but not to take part officially in its activities.
U.S. Air Force.
Also called air observer, aircraft observer. U.S. Army. a person who serves in an aircraft as a reconnoiterer and directs artillery fire.
a person or thing that observes
a person who attends a conference solely to note the proceedings
a person trained to identify aircraft, esp, formerly, a member of an aircrew
1550s, “one who keeps a rule, custom, etc.,” agent noun from observe. Meaning “one who watches and takes notice” is from 1580s; this is the sense of the word in many newspaper names.
[uh b-zurv] /əbˈzɜrv/ verb (used with object), observed, observing. 1. to see, watch, perceive, or notice: He observed the passersby in the street. 2. to regard with attention, especially so as to see or learn something: I want you to observe her reaction to the judge’s question. 3. to watch, view, or note for a […]
- Object program
noun 1. a computer program translated from the equivalent source program into machine language by the compiler or assembler
- Object persistence framework
programming (OPF) Any system for storing objects so they can be reloaded into a future session. Typically this will use a relational database along with some kind of object relational mapping. Another typical solution would store objects in XML files (a form of serialisation). One of the trickier problems to solve is how to maintain […]
[uh b-ses] /əbˈsɛs/ verb (used with object) 1. to dominate or preoccupy the thoughts, feelings, or desires of (a person); beset, trouble, or haunt persistently or abnormally: Suspicion obsessed him. verb (used without object) 2. to think about something unceasingly or persistently; dwell upon something. /əbˈsɛs/ verb 1. (transitive; when passive, foll by with or […]