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 for finder
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Finder \Find"er\, n.
     1. One who, or that which, finds; specifically (Astron.), a
        small telescope of low power and large field of view,
        attached to a larger telescope, for the purpose of finding
        an object more readily, called also a finder telescope
        or finder scope.
        [1913 Webster +PJC]
     2. (Micros.) A slide ruled in squares, so as to assist in
        locating particular points in the field of vision.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: someone who comes upon something after searching
      2: someone who is the first to observe something [syn: finder,
         discoverer, spotter]
      3: optical device that helps a user to find the target of
         interest [syn: finder, viewfinder, view finder]

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

      The part of the Macintosh Operating
     System and GUI that simulates the desktop.  The
     multitasking+version+of+Finder+was+called+"{MultiFinder">multitasking version of Finder was called "{MultiFinder"
     until multitasking was integrated into the core of the OS
     with the introduction of System 7.0 in 1990.

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