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Meaning of PREDICTOR

Pronunciation:  pri'diktur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a computer for controlling antiaircraft fire that computes the position of an aircraft at the instant of a shell's arrival
  2. [n]  someone who makes predictions of the future (usually on the basis of special knowledge)

PREDICTOR is a 9 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: forecaster, prognosticator, soothsayer
 See Also: ack-ack, ack-ack gun, antiaircraft, antiaircraft gun, astrologer, astrologist, computer, computing device, computing machine, data processor, electronic computer, flack, flak, fortune teller, fortuneteller, illusionist, information, information processing system, pom-pom, seer, visionary



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Pre*dict"or\, n.
One who predicts; a foreteller.

Thesaurus Terms
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