reader

[ ree-der ]
/ ˈri dər /

noun

Origin of reader

before 1000; Middle English reder(e), redar(e), Old English rǣdere. See read1, -er1

OTHER WORDS FROM reader

non·read·er, nounsub·read·er, nounun·der·read·er, noun

Definition for reader (2 of 2)

optical scanning

noun

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.

Origin of optical scanning

First recorded in 1955–60
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reader
/ (ˈriːdə) /

noun

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