Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Idioms, Wikipedia.
Ed,in the Bible, name of an altar raised on the left bank of the Jordan.
a river in the Komi ASSR, a left-bank tributary of the Bol’shaia Loptiuga River in the Mezen’ basin. The Ed is 151 km long with a basin 631 sq km in area. It is a winding river, fed by snow and rain.
ED(1) (Enhanced Definition) See EDTV.
(2) (ed) (EDitor) A Unix line-oriented text editor written by Ken Thompson in the early 1970s that continues to be included in most versions of Unix/Linux. Ed gleaned functions from the qed editor developed by the University of California at Berkeley. It was followed by the somewhat more user friendly ex (EXtended) editor. Ex added a full-screen, so-called "visual" capability that was subsequently incorporated into the vi editor (see vi).
(3) (ED) (Extra High Density) See super floppy.