Definition of Forecaster

1. Noun. Someone who makes predictions of the future (usually on the basis of special knowledge).

Exact synonyms: Predictor, Prognosticator, Soothsayer
Specialized synonyms: Astrologer, Astrologist, Fortune Teller, Fortuneteller
Generic synonyms: Illusionist, Seer, Visionary
Derivative terms: Forecast, Forecast, Predict, Prognosticate



Definition of Forecaster

1. n. One who forecast.

Definition of Forecaster

1. Noun. A person who forecasts. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Forecaster

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Forecaster

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Descriptive Meteorology by Willis Luther Moore (1910)
"... the most expert forecaster is unable to clearly foresee the impending changes. Weather maps differ as much as do the members of the human family; ..."

2. Appleton's New Practical Cyclopedia: A New Work of Reference Based Upon the by George J Hagar (1910)
"... Old Probabil'ities, term applied in the US to the forecaster of the Weather Bureau; originally to Gen. Albert J. Myer, who organized the service. ..."

3. The Making of America by Robert Marion La Follette, William Matthews Handy, Charles Higgins (1906)
"It is then that the work of the forecaster general begins. ... At the head of the line stands the forecaster with a blank chart of his own. ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1916)
"The subject of high winds is efficiently treated by forecaster EH Bowie, who indicates the various types of pressure from which they occur. ..."

5. Stochastic Inequalities by Moshe Shaked, Yung Liang Tong (1992)
"A forecaster is well-calibrated if the conditional probability of the event, ... forecaster B is at least as refined as A if condition (f) holds. ..."

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