Definition of Describer

1. n. One who describes.



Definition of Describer

1. Noun. A person who describes ¹

2. Noun. (biology) A person who scientifically reveals a new species by technically describing its characteristics and particularly how it differs from other species. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Describer

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Describer

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Literary usage of Describer

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1. Railway Appliances: A Description of Details Railway Construction Subsequent by Sir John Wolfe Wolfe Barry (1890)
"A very useful instrument called a Train describer, and shown in fig. 129, has been recently introduced by Mr. CV Walker. Its purpose is to simplify the bell ..."

2. Lord Byron and Some of His Contemporaries: With Recollections of the Author by Leigh Hunt (1828)
"He is a fine describer of a storm, and puts a hero of his at the top of one in a very elevated and potent manner : (See the description of Rodomonte, ..."

3. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1836)
"I CONCEIVE it a great plague to be one's own hero, and to be the describer in the first person singular of individual adventures. Those two great personages ..."

4. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1850)
"This case is a good lesson, said he, on the fancied importance of the name of the first describer. Prof. WH HARVEY, of Trinity College, Dublin, ..."

5. Scheyichbi and the Strand: Or, Early Days Along the Delaware ; with an by Edward Smith Wheeler (1876)
"... important in this history, as he was the first recorded explorer and geographical describer of Sea Grove and Cape May, as is elsewhere related. ..."

6. Curtis's Botanical Magazine, Or, Flower-garden Displayed: In which the Most by John Sims (1830)
"This plant has flowered in the greenhouse both in the Edinburgh and Glasgow Botanic Gardens, having been received from its original describer, ..."

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