Noun(1) a person who enjoys reading(2) someone who contracts to receive and pay for a service or a certain number of issues of a publication(3) a person who can read; a literate person(4) someone who reads manuscripts and judges their suitability for publication(5) someone who reads proof in order to find errors and mark corrections(6) someone who reads the lessons in a church service; someone ordained in a minor order of the Roman Catholic Church(7) a public lecturer at certain universities(8) one of a series of texts for students learning to read
(1) She was an avid reader , and read anything that she could get her hands on.(2) He was a voracious reader and fond of quoting philosophers.(3) 50 years ago: Columnist John Blunt asked if readers' gas or electricity meter reader doffed his hat politely when he called.(4) The reader generates an image of the inserted finger and compares it against a pre-programmed memory of authorized prints.(5) It didn't recognize my digital camera's memory card when I plugged a reader in to a USB port.(6) You can, however, fit a few dozen large textbooks into a book reader the size of one paperback-a boon for medical students, for instance.(7) The absorbance was measured with a microtiter plate reader at a test wavelength of 405 nm.(8) XML also makes it possible to share those documents outside the organisation by incorporating all the extra information reader software needs to display or print the document.(9) I wouldn't exactly say that I am an avid reader of poetry, but I do read it, irregularly.(10) However, what is not clear from the announcement is the interaction between the card and the reader .(11) Over the years, Gayla worked for the power company as a truck driver and a meter reader , while her husband, Dave, was a labor union representative.(12) she's an avid reader(13) A mobile phone or PDA with a bar-code reader would simply scan the object's code to download any relevant information.(14) This can be done with one set of instruments and one instrument reader or, as suggested above, with two instrument readers using two sets of instruments.(15) And you said no one ever recognizes you, that you're a meter reader .(16) Cardholders will simply swipe their card through a reader to gain access to the relevant forms of transport.