The Observer

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Observer, The


a Sunday newspaper in Great Britain; founded in 1791. It is published in London by the Observer Limited. The Observer is a moderately liberal newspaper intended mainly for readers from the bourgeois intelligentsia. Circulation, 730,000 (1976). [18–681–1; updated]

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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By attentively watching, the observer would then have perceived the other molecules of the mass, following the example of this central star, become likewise condensed by gradually accelerated rotation, and gravitating round it in the shape of innumerable stars.
If the observer had then specially directed his attention to one of the more humble and less brilliant of these stellar bodies, a star of the fourth class, that which is arrogantly called the Sun, all the phenomena to which the formation of the Universe is to be ascribed would have been successively fulfilled before his eyes.
Another phenomenon would now have passed before the observer's eye, and the molecules situated on the plane of the equator, escaping like a stone from a sling of which the cord had suddenly snapped, would have formed around the sun sundry concentric rings resembling that of Saturn.
(With this method of observation it often happens that the observer, influenced by the direction he himself prefers, regards those as leaders who, owing to the people's change of direction, are no longer in front, but on one side, or even in the rear.)
One single hypothesis of the observers of Long's Peak could ever be realized, that which foresaw the case of the travelers (if still alive) uniting their efforts with the lunar attraction to attain the surface of the disc.
Mahomet made the people believe that he would call an hill to him, and from the top of it offer up his prayers, for the observers of his law.
ABU DHABI, 4th September, 2019 (WAM) -- Two Emiratis have recently joined the observer membership of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), bringing to four the number of Emirati observers at the AFC .
'The observers will visit as many as 76,000 polling stations out of 85,000 polling stations, all the observer had been issued accreditation cards by the Election Commission of Pakistan and the preliminary report will be issued on July 27,' he added.
Speaking on his arrival in Islamabad on Thursday, the observer group's head General Abdulsalami A.
Weaknesses noted by the observer missions and recommendations to address them are generally included in the reports submitted and, in most cases, publicised, by the observers.
The observer organizations may share their findings, methodology and recommendations with the Election Commission of Pakistan.
An example of these sensors is a pair of real-time kinematic DGPS receivers on the observer and the target vehicles working in relative mode.