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Seer, SEER, or Seers may refer to:

Seer (unit)

A Seer (also sihr) is a traditional unit of mass and volume used in large parts of Asia prior to the middle of the 20th century. It remains in use only in a few countries such as Afghanistan and Iran, although in the latter it indicates a smaller unit of weight than the one used in India.

Seer (film)

Seer is a 2011 Chinese animated fantasy adventure film based on an online game. It is about some robots on an airship called Seer who were off to find a legendary phoenix in a vast universe, they also had to fight off some evil space pirates who were blocking their way. It was released on July 28, 2011. The film is the first in a film series, being followed by Seer 2 (2012), Seer the Movie 3: Heroes Alliance (2013), Seer 4 (2014) and Seer Movie 5: Rise of Thunder (2015).

Seer (band)

Seer or Die Seer is an Austrian musical pop and schlager band founded in 1996 by Alfred Fred Jaklitsch after the break-up of the Austrian pop band Joy he was part of. After a brief solo career as Freddy Jay, he founded the band that comes from Grundlsee in Styria, Salzkammergut region of Austria.

The band had a long string of album releases many reaching number 1 on the Austrian official charts. The band also had a number of hit singles. It won the Amadeus Austrian Music Award in the category Group Pop / Rock in 2003 followed in 2009, with another Amadeus Award win in the Schlager category.

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English

seer

noun
EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS
▪ All the seers and prophets saw the world as worthless.
▪ Another seer who forecast a Tory majority - without compromising his impartiality - was Sir Robin Day.
▪ Far from portraying the scientists as all-knowing seers, Hafner and Lyon show how their biggest advances came through serendipity.
▪ Of all these seers, those with access to the greatest mysteries are the cosmologists.
▪ The seer was ready with his answer.
▪ Then shall Thy kingdom be established on earth and the word of Thine ancient seer be fulfilled.
▪ When he saw this he was further enraged and started towards the seer with an axe.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Seer

Seer \Seer\ (s[=e]r), a. Sore; painful. [Prov. Eng.]
--Ray.

Seer

Seer \Se"er\ (s[=e]"[~e]r), n. One who sees.
--Addison.

Seer

Seer \Seer\ (s[=e]r), n. [From See.] A person who foresees events; a prophet.
--Milton.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

seer

late 14c., "one to whom divine revelations are made," agent noun from see (v.). Originally rendering Latin videns, Greek bleptor (from Hebrew roeh) in Bible translations (such as I Kings ix:9). Literal sense of "one who sees" is attested from early 15c.

WordNet

seer

  1. n. a person with unusual powers of foresight [syn: visionary, illusionist]

  2. an observer who perceives visually; "an incurable seer of movies"

  3. an authoritative person who divines the future [syn: prophet, oracle, vaticinator]

Wiktionary

seer

Etymology 1 n. 1 agent noun of see; one who sees something; an eyewitness. 2 Someone who foretells the future; a clairvoyant, prophet, soothsayer or diviner. Etymology 2

n. (alternative form of sihr English)

Usage examples of "seer".

It is another key discovery that the old seers made, but in their aberration they relegated it to oblivion until it was rescued by the new seers.

In examining the first attention, the new seers realized that all organic beings, except man, quiet down their agitated trapped emanations so that those emanations can align themselves with their matching ones outside.

The Demesne absolute of a Seer is small, a few paces across, and the power use is erratic.

But even with the power this particular dextrier had as handlinger representative to the Fat Sun bureaucracy, it was subservient to the noble-caste, the seers, the sinistrals.

Seer, knew that the Fon had penetrated at least part of her identity, but let the feminine identification go by without protest.

Seer looked down at the tarnished spyglass in her hands, gleaming dully in the reflection of the fire as well.

Presently his bright blue eyes focused with abrupt concern on Garrett, for Leif Hansal-Campbell had the gift of a seer, and he knew what the admiral was going to say even before he spoke.

To be allowed to do what they did, the Seers had to be an officially recognised profession within the Miscellariat, the catch-all term for those useful to the Mercatoria who did not fit inside the more standard subdivi-sional categories, and as such all Seers were subject to full Mercatorial discipline and control, committed to obeying any order issued by anybody properly authorised and of a sufficiently superior rank.

Seers were really Navarchy, Cessoria and Shrievalty scouts - spies, if you wanted to be blunt about it - searching for Fassin Taak, searching for the also-disappeared Dweller called Valseir, searching for any sign of those weapons used against the Mercatorial forces during the battle in the GasClipper storm race and searching too for any hints or traces of the Dweller List and anything remotely associated with it - so far, admittedly, all completely without success.

With a bitter smile upon his face stood His Mightiness Lephi the White, Lord of Cyador, ruler of all lands from the mountains of the skies to the oceans of the west, Protector of the Steps to Paradise, Son and Seer of the Rational Stars.

On this morning he had summoned all the Seers, Demons, and Pursuivants of his Demesne and dependencies, and with them the Rancelmen and others whose Talent it is to seek and find.

Blind Seer on the stoop, his fur spiked with mire and blood, his entire being reeking of filth.

A very tall rishi, his bun whiter and face more lined than all the others, hurried forward, prostrating himself before the seer and kissing his feet reverentially.

The rishi nodded sagely, bowing his head and folding his hands to the seer.

The prime minister quickly related the events of that morning, from the arrival of the impostor to his exposure and dismissal by the two seers, right up to the discussion in the sabha hall and the unmasking of the spies.