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

  Screamer \Scream"er\ (skr[=e]m"[~e]r), n. (Zool.)
     Any one of three species of South American birds constituting
     the family Anhimidae, and the suborder Palamedeae. They
     have two spines on each wing, and the head is either crested
     or horned. They are easily tamed, and then serve as guardians
     for other poultry. The crested screamers, or chajas, belong
     to the genus Chauna. The horned screamer, or kamichi, is
     Palamedea cornuta.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Something so remarkable as to provoke a scream, as of joy.
        [Slang]
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  
     3. An exclamation mark. [Printer's Slang]
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  screamer
      n 1: someone who communicates vocally in a very loud voice [syn:
           roarer, bawler, bellower, screamer, screecher,
           shouter, yeller]
      2: a sensational newspaper headline
      3: gooselike aquatic bird of South America having a harsh
         trumpeting call
      4: a very hard hit ball [syn: scorcher, screamer]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  45 Moby Thesaurus words for "screamer":
     banner, banner head, bloomer, blooper, bobble, bonehead play,
     boner, boo-boo, boob stunt, boot, caption, drop head, dropline,
     dumb trick, epigraph, fool mistake, foozle, foul-up, goof, hanger,
     head, heading, headline, howler, jump head, legend, louse-up,
     motto, muck-up, overline, pratfall, rubric, running head,
     running title, scarehead, screw-up, spread, spreadhead, streamer,
     subhead, subheading, subtitle, superscription, title, title page
  
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  Screamer
  
     An extension of Common Lisp providing nondeterministic
     backtracking and constraint programming.
  
     ftp://ftp.ai.mit.edu/pub/screamer.tar.Z)">(ftp://ftp.ai.mit.edu/pub/screamer.tar.Z).
  
     [Isn't all backtracking nondeterministic by definition?]
  

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