Definition of spotter
1 : one that makes or applies a spot (as for identification)
2 : one that looks or keeps watch: such asa : one that locates enemy targetsb : a civilian who watches for approaching airplanesc : a person who assists another during exercise (as to prevent injury)
3 : one that removes spots
4 : one that places something on or in a desired spot
Examples of spotter in a Sentence
When you lift weights, you should always have a spotter.
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The victory was the 30th of Castroneves' career, 12th all time and one ahead of his hero, mentor and spotter, Rick Mears.
The Associated Press said that a storm spotter reported a tornado 6 miles northeast of Ellsworth Wednesday afternoon that toppled trees and demolished half a house.
Potential adelgid-spotters can also use the Midwest Invasive Species Information Network (MISIN) online reporting tool at www.misin.msu.edu/report/ Contact Keith Matheny: 313-222-5021 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volunteer spotters will work with the same rider for each of the five days and experience the joy of giving the gift of riding a bike.
Deputy Chief Brian Foley said Hartford police's shot spotter system picked up multiple gunshots about 10:20 a.m. outside 91 Enfield St. in the North End.
Six to 8 inches of rain had already fallen across South Florida Tuesday morning, and weather spotters for the agency said streets in Southwest Ranches had flooded.
It was found April 22 in southern Ada County, about 6 miles upstream from Swan Falls near the Snake, with the help of spotters in an airplane, Falash said in court.
Price-comparison website GasBuddy.com takes minute-by-minute reports from spotters and can help consumers track which gas stations sell at the lowest prices.
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Definition of spotter for English Language Learners
: someone who looks for a particular type of person or thing
: a person who watches and helps someone who is exercising in order to help prevent injuries
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