a person who reads.
a schoolbook for instruction and practice in reading.
a second-grade reader.
a book of collected or assorted writings, especially when related in theme, authorship, or instructive purpose; anthology:
a Hemingway reader; a sci-fi reader.
a person employed to read and evaluate manuscripts offered for publication.
a person who reads or recites before an audience; elocutionist.
a person authorized to read the lessons, Bible, etc., in a church service.
a lecturer or instructor, especially in some British universities:
to be appointed reader in English history.
an assistant to a professor, who grades examinations, papers, etc.
Computers. a device that reads data, programs, or control information from an external storage medium for transmission to main storage.
Compare optical character reader.
a machine or device that projects or enlarges a microform image on a screen or other surface for reading.
a playing card marked on its back so that the suit or denomination of the card can be identified.
Library Science. the user of a library; library patron.
the process of interpreting data in printed, handwritten, bar-code, or other visual form by a device (optical scanner or reader) that scans and identifies the data.
a person who reads
a person who is fond of reading
(mainly Brit) at a university, a member of staff having a position between that of a senior lecturer and a professor
(US) a teaching assistant in a faculty who grades papers, examinations, etc, on behalf of a professor
a book that is part of a planned series for those learning to read
a standard textbook, esp for foreign-language learning
a person who reads aloud in public
a person who reads and assesses the merit of manuscripts submitted to a publisher
a person employed to read proofs and indicate errors by comparison with the original copy; proofreader
short for lay reader
(Judaism, mainly Brit) another word for cantor (sense 1)
verb (used with object), realized, realizing. 1. to grasp or understand clearly. 2. to make real; give reality to (a hope, fear, plan, etc.). 3. to bring vividly to the mind. 4. to convert into cash or money: to realize securities. 5. to obtain as a profit or income for oneself by trade, labor, or […]
noun 1. a royal domain; kingdom: the realm of England. 2. the region, sphere, or domain within which anything occurs, prevails, or dominates: the realm of dreams. 3. the special province or field of something or someone: the realm of physics; facts within the realm of political scientists. noun 1. a royal domain; kingdom (now […]
noun 1. a person or thing that receives. 2. a device or apparatus that receives electrical signals, waves, or the like, and renders them perceptible to the senses, as the part of a telephone held to the ear, a radio receiving set, or a television receiving set. 3. Law. a person appointed by a court […]
verb (used with object) 1. to count, compute, or calculate, as in number or amount. 2. to esteem or consider; regard as: to be reckoned an authority in the field. 3. Chiefly Midland and Southern U.S. to think or suppose. verb (used without object) 4. to count; make a computation or calculation. 5. to settle […]