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1. a member of the governing board of a business concern who may or may not have an executive function
2. the person responsible for the artistic and technical aspects of making a film or television programme
3. Music another word (esp US) for conductor


Telephone switch which translates the digits dialed into the directing digits actually used to switch the call.
A parasitic element placed a fraction of a wavelength ahead of a dipole receiving antenna to increase the gain of the array in the direction of the major lobe.
Electromechanical equipment which is used to track a moving target in azimuth and angular height and which, with the addition of other necessary information from an outside source, such as a radar set or a range finder, continuously computes firing data and transmits them to the guns.


A 3D animation authoring and playback system for Windows and Mac from Adobe. Director is used to develop sophisticated interactive games and virtual worlds. Using a bitmap-based rendering engine and supporting myriad multimedia formats, including Flash, developers script their animations in JavaScript or Adobe's Lingo.

Create in Director, Play in Shockwave
Director source files use a .DIR extension and can be edited and run between platforms. For distribution over the Web, DIR source files are published to Shockwave files (.DCR extension) that are played in Shockwave Player either within the Web browser or from stand-alone applications.

Introduced by MacroMind in 1985 for the Mac as VideoWorks, it became MacroMind Director and finally, via mergers, Macromedia Director. A version for Windows was later developed, and Adobe acquired Macromedia in 2005. See Shockwave, Shockmachine, shocked site, SWF and Flash.
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When Gulf News contacted the school, Leticia Maniaul, the managing directress, said: "We have no comment for now.
For example, Eleanor Moses, sister of Louisa Block Jonas, was Second Directress of the Hebrew Ladies' United Sewing Society of Cincinnati, "News Items," Occident, VII, no.
The women in the family all functioned within the limitations of their domestic roles and family relationships, and the directress of the Roman orphanage where Bassi hid for nine months held a position regularly assigned to women.
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Aza Sulaiman, Directress of the Housing Department at MoPW said there is a constant and ongoing coordination with the Ministry of Presidential Affairs with regard to the new houses' file and hand-in processes.
The day before the planned admission, she was called by the Quality Assurance/Case Management directress and told not to come in on Sep 1--even though my office secretary had informed the medical director that the patient would pay personally for the day before surgery.
For Peshawar district, the team would comprise two monitoring officers including Directress E&SE Syeda Sarwat Jahan and Deputy Director F&A Sharif Gul.
Montessori, a directress has three roles with respect to her students.
According to Sister Cecilia Sierra Salcido, Directress of Bakhita Radio, she said an officer who identified himself as Major Paul, came to her office "very upset" and asked for immediate closure of the radio and took her along with keys to head of national intelligence and security service in the central Equatoria, Major General Johnson Losuk who released her later after brief investigation.
13) In the Vancouver Anglican Japanese Mission, the directress, Kathleen O'Melia, "belonging .
From birth onwards) they begin to create themselves," said Marguerite Richardt, directress of the International Montessori Center in Maadi -- which opened in 1984 -- and representative of Montessori Programs International.
differently; at the end of the school year, the directress with the five