a person employed to remove spots from clothing, especially at a dry-cleaning establishment.
(in civil defense) a civilian who watches for enemy airplanes.
Informal. a person employed to watch the activity and behavior of others, especially employees, as for evidence of dishonesty.
Military. an observer at a forward position who singles out targets for gunners.
a person or thing that spots.
(in small-arms practice firing) a small black disk attached to the target to make more prominent the places where a bullet has hit.
an assistant to a sportscaster who provides the names of the players chiefly involved in each play of a game, especially a football game.
Gymnastics, Tumbling. a person who is stationed in the most effective place to guard against an injury to a performer in the act of executing a maneuver.
a person or thing that watches or observes
(as modifier): a spotter plane
a person who makes a hobby of watching for and noting numbers or types of trains, buses, etc: a train spotter
(military) a person who orders or advises adjustment of fire on a target by observations
a person, esp one engaged in civil defence, who watches for enemy aircraft
(US, informal) an employee assigned to spy on his colleagues in order to check on their honesty
a person who checks against irregularities and inconsistencies
a person who searches for new material, performers, etc
noun 1. an informal test run without elaborate preparation in order to obtain an immediate sample response. 2. Chemistry. a test for the identification of an element or compound by means of a reagent that produces a characteristic color change or precipitate.
noun 1. (NZ) a young deer of up to three months of age
- Spot TV
noun, Slang. 1. the production or airing of television commercials.
adjective, spottier, spottiest. 1. full of, having, or occurring in spots: spotty coloring. 2. irregular or uneven in quality or character: a spotty performance. adjective -tier, -tiest 1. abounding in or characterized by spots or marks, esp on the skin: a spotty face 2. not consistent or uniform; irregular or uneven, often in quality