Predictor vs Forecaster - What's the difference?

predictor | forecaster |


As nouns the difference between predictor and forecaster

is that predictor is something that anticipates, predicts or foretells while forecaster is a person who forecasts.

predictor

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • Something that anticipates, predicts or foretells.
  • :The rain fall in April is a predictor for the number of mosquitoes in May.
  • :The predictor in the traffic lights control circuit tries to figure out how fast to change the lights.
  • forecaster

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia forecaster) (en noun)
  • A person who forecasts.
  • * 1995 , Keith Kyker, Christopher Curchy, Video projects for elementary and middle schools (page 79)
  • Students will be surprised to see the weather forecaster is not really standing in front of the maps. These are keyed in electronically; the forecaster stands in front of a green/blue screen.

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