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editor

1. Films
a. a person who makes a selection and arrangement of individual shots in order to construct the flowing sequence of images for a film
b. a device for editing film, including a viewer and a splicer
2. a computer program that facilitates the deletion or insertion of data within information already stored in a computer

editor

(application)
A program used to edit a document.

Different types of document have different editors, e.g. a text editor for text files, an image editor for images, an HTML editor for web pages, etc. The term can be used for pretty much any kind of data modification, e.g. a disk sector editor which operates directly on the hard disk, bypassing the filesystem.
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He brings to the editorship both extensive leadership experience and broad scientific expertise in human-centered computing, artificial intelligence and cognitive science, with special focus on computational design, discovery, and creativity.
I was happy to learn that Karen Head has assumed the editorship of Atlanta Review.
In this first issue for which we are responsible, we are pleased to present six articles that were accepted during the editorship of Margo Mastropieri and Tom Scruggs.
Dougherty's editorship spanned a period that saw a remarkable proliferation of academic journals of philosophy; all the while the journal remained true to its founding intention yet also managed to be responsive to developments in the profession of philosophy.
A second modification, perhaps less obvious, is the changing of the book review editorship.
This smug, arrogant, selfopinionated bore bleats about "personal vilification", conveniently forgetting that it was under his editorship of the paper that the offensive, and disgracefully inaccurate headline, "Hillsborough, The Truth", appeared.
While I cannot hope my editorship will much resemble his, I enter into this new role with my confidence buoyed, both by his continued guidance and example, and by the quality of the contributions to this, my first issue, the articles in which locus on the Renaissance, my own field.
Bob switched to the editorship of the Sunday Mirror in 1972 and held the post for 12 years.
The editor of Hospital Medicine has shared his feelings on editorship in a recent quote, saying "The satisfaction which I feel when I see Hospital Medicine in print, or receive feedback from readers or authors, makes the whole juggling act worthwhile (Linssen, 2001).
As Ken indicated, the journal underwent a transformation following his editorship.
Although continuing to focus on teacher education, during Tom's editorship the journal has broadened the dimensions of teacher education scholarship and demonstrated how that field is inexorably tied to wider visions of education and society; consider, as an example, this exceptional Fall 2010 issue linking environmental concerns and teacher education.