- a device in a missile that locates a target by sensing some characteristic of the target, as heat emission.
- a missile equipped with such a device.
Examples from the Web for seeker
Cooper has distanced herself from the widely panned 2007 movie adaptation, The Seeker.
Once there, he did everything he could to disrupt the game while the seeker tried to grab the snitch.From J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter Novels to Real Life: The Sport of Quidditch Takes Flight|Jace Lacob|March 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Assange is a maker of mischief and a seeker of publicity, exposing confidential material because he can.
To its defenders, WND is a seeker of conservative truth in a liberal mainstream media world.
The seeker churches are so seeker-friendly that nobody ever finds anything.
Was not the fault in the eyes of the seeker rather than in the faces into which he peered?Expositor's Bible: The Book of Ecclesiastes|Samuel Cox
Having assumed the form of a pigeon, I come to thee as a seeker of thy protection.The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 2|Translated by Kisari Mohan Ganguli
So in the fashion of those days he became a seeker after truth.The Soul of a People|H. Fielding
"A seeker of knowledge from the Altai Mountains," I responded.The Story of an Untold Love|Paul Leicester Ford
Again we can only say that the seeker would be disappointed.Sex=The Unknown Quantity|Ali Nomad
Word Origin and History for seeker
early 14c., agent noun from seek. The religious sect of the Seekers is attested from 1645.