seeker

[ see-ker ]
/ ˈsi kər /

noun

a person or thing that seeks.
Rocketry.
  1. a device in a missile that locates a target by sensing some characteristic of the target, as heat emission.
  2. a missile equipped with such a device.

Origin of seeker

Middle English word dating back to 1300–50; see origin at seek, -er1
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