spotter


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spotter

1. a person who makes a hobby of watching for and noting numbers or types of trains, buses, etc.
2. Films
a. a person who checks against irregularities and inconsistencies
b. a person who searches for new material, performers, etc.

spotter

[′späd·ər]
(optics)
(ordnance)
An observer stationed for the purpose of observing and reporting results of naval gunfire to the firing agency, or in designating targets.
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If I had to explain the functionality of the Cronus, I would describe it as "A riflescope and a spotting scope had a baby." Focusing is done back by the eyepiece, like a riflescope--except it has a 3-position eyecup, like a spotter. You can also screw the Cronus onto a tripod via the standard thread.
PC Cockerton, who took over the Coventry role in January 2018 having worked as a spotter for Wolverhampton Wanderers before that, was in position alongside his counterpart from the Walsall team, PC Stuart Spencer.
TheCoventryCity officers had been joined by their counterparts from Walsall and the spotters were to be split in to four teams to cover different areas of the city before the game - known as phase one.
The morning after the spotter's death, she found their 7-year-old son in his seat.
Wang said, "Unless it's an empty bar, once weights are added, a spotter should be there to help hold the barbell and help avoid accidents, especially when the weight is slightly heavier."
"Some pretty off-brand content," suggests our spotter, as Santa shakes his thing in fake snow with his arm around an elfish assistant.
The aircraft was sighted en route by a volunteer spotter who dispatched an emergency message, correctly identifying the plane.
Whether a film buff, a travel addict, or both, "A Spotter's Guide to Film (and TV) Locations" will help to prove that CGI is never a substitute for the real thing!
One of the coolest things about this spotter is how it attaches to the tripod.
The Pac-12's presidents and chancellors also voted Sunday to use sideline spotters to identify injuries during football games.
The UFO spotter continued: "The object then disappeared altogether for a brief amount of time, before it returned."