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Definition of the noun follower

What does follower mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: followers

  1. a person who accepts the leadership of another
  2. someone who travels behind or pursues another
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic words: traveler / traveller = a person who changes location
    • more specific words:
      • pursuer / chaser = a person who is pursuing and trying to overtake or capture
      • shadow = an inseparable companion
      • shadower / shadow / tail = a spy employed to follow someone and report their movements

Alternative definition of the noun follower

noun

  1. [literally] One who follows, comes after another.
  2. Something that comes after another thing.
  3. One who is a part of master's physical group, such as a servant or retainer.
  4. One who follows mentally, adherer to the opinions, ideas or teachings of another, a movement etc.
  5. An imitator, who follows another's example
  6. A pursuer.
  7. A machine part receiving motion from another
  8. A man courting a maidservant.
  9. Young cattle.
  10. A metal piece placed at the top of a candle to keep the wax melting evenly.

Music

"Follower" is a musical album of MP4.

  • released in (8 years ago)

Writings

  1. "Follower" is a short story by Orson Scott Card. It appears in his short story collection Maps in a Mirror.
    • language: English Language
  2. "Follower" is a book by Stephen Gallagher.
    • genre: Speculative fiction
    • copyright: 1984

Miscellanea

Follower: Followers is a term given to a group of playing positions in the game of Australian rules football - a ruckman, ruck rover, and rover.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Follower

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Google previewControl System Components (2008)

by Desai

The roller type follower is a small circular disc at the end Knife-edge Floller Mushroom Figure 2.8 Followers. of a flat rectangular stem.

Google previewOfficial Gazette of the United States Patent Office (1917)

In combination with a valve stem, a valve and a seat for the latter, valve operating mechanism comprising a cam and cam follower means mounted to swing about a single axis and co-acting with the valve stem to force the valve positively to its ...

Google previewBy Weapons Made Worthy (1999)

Lords, Retainers, and Their Relationship in Beowulf by Jos Bazelmans

In four cases, the warrior- follower is the son of a...

Google previewMechatronics (2004)

An Integrated Approach by Clarence W. de Silva

Voltage follower is a current amplifier b. Voltage follower is a power amplifier c. Voltage follower is an impedance transformer Consider the amplifier circuit shown in Figure P4.11. Determine an expression for the voltage gain Kv of the amplifier ...

Google previewVibration (2006)

Fundamentals and Practice, Second Edition by Clarence W. de Silva

Voltage follower is a current amplifier (b) Voltage follower is a power amplifier (c) Voltage follower is an impedance transformer Consider the amplifier circuit shown in Figure P9.5. Determine ...

Google previewManagement (2015)

by Richard L. Daft

An alienated follower is a person who is an independent, • Critical thinking means thinking independently and being mindful of the effect of one's behavior on achieving goals. critical thinker but is passive in the organization. • A conformist is a ...

Google previewQuestion Authority; Think for Yourself (2012)

by Beverly Potter, Mark Estren

the first follower is a powerful form of leadership. The moderator says, “The first follower transforms a lone nut into a leader. If the leader is the flint, the first follower is the spark.” Soon a second guy leaps into the dance—“the second ...

Google previewUnderstanding Management (2016)

by Richard L. Daft, Dorothy Marcic

An alienated follower is a person who is an independent, critical thinker but is passive in the organization. • Critical thinking means thinking independently and being mindful of the effect of one's behavior on achieving goals. • A conformist is a ...

Google previewLubricants (2014)

Introduction to Properties and Performance by Marika Torbacke, ?sa Kassman Rudolphi, Elisabet Kassfeldt

The cam–follower is a sliding contact with different velocities in both mixed and boundary lubrication. This contact is usually difficult to lubricate due to uneven wear rates of the cam. Therefore, it is very interesting and important to find materials ...

Google previewThe Principles of Mechanics ... (1825)

To which is Now Added, an Appendix; Containing Explanatory Notes, Illustrations, and Observations. A New Edition, with Important Corrections ... by William Emerson

At the bottom of the follower is a slit, to receive the handle 6 of the ram T, to be taken up by the tongs ...

Google previewThe Robert Frost Encyclopedia (2001)

by Nancy Lewis Tuten, John Zubizarreta

"LOST FOLLOWER, THE" 193 The meteors are weapons used in a deliberate attack on humans, who have chosen to rebel by choosing the artificiality of light — perhaps a reference to reason or to optimism — over the natural and "ancient ...

Google previewKnight's American Mechanical Dictionary (1884)

A Description of Tools, Instruments, Machines, Processes, and Engineering; History of Inventions; General Technological Vocabulary; and Digest of Mechanical Appliances in Science and the Arts by Edward Henry Knight

Screw-presses are vertical or horizontal ; the screw above or beneath the platen, which is usually called a follower in this class of machinery. An understanding of the matter will be as readily ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Neuroscience (2009)

Volume One by Larry R. Squire

The follower bees thus obtain information about distance and direction to the food mainly by 'observing' the waggle run. The follower bees can obtain the information in total darkness, so the observation does not have to include vision.

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There's no point in arguing with partisan supporters. Their views are their identity. Nothing you can tell the most phlegmatic follower. (Michael Lewis)
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The value of this 8-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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