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writer

1. a person who is able to write or write well
2. a composer of music
3. Scot a legal practitioner, such as a notary or solicitor
4. Writer to the Signet (in Scotland) a member of an ancient society of solicitors, now having the exclusive privilege of preparing crown writs
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writer

[′rīd·ər]
(computer science)
The part of a job entry system that controls output, in particular, the printer and the spool file.
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writer

(1) See technical writer and coder.

(2) (Writer) The word processing program in an office suite. See OpenOffice and LibreOffice.
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It is a consideration, undoubtedly, of great importance both for the writer and the critic; in England especially, where, although (as Mr.
To think that the great writer Dievushkin should walk about in patched footgear!
'Autobiography' furnishes in some of its chapters one of the noteworthy existing discussions of the writer's art by a member of the profession.
Strickland was a well-known writer I thought it as well to ascertain the fact before I spoke to her.
The first great English writer of the stories of Arthur was named Layamon.
The old writer, like all of the people in the world, had got, during his long fife, a great many notions in his head.
{22} This would be fair from Sicily, which was doing duty for Ithaca in the mind of the writer, but a North wind would have been preferable for a voyage from the real Ithaca to Pylos.
The writer praises that class of pleasure vessels, and I am willing to endorse his words, as any man who loves every craft afloat would be ready to do.
"I don't know what you are," replied the Writer of Fables, deeply disturbed.
Thus Stallbaum, who is dissatisfied with the ordinary explanations of the argument of the Republic, imagines himself to have found the true argument "in the representation of human life in a State perfected by justice and governed according to the idea of good." There may be some use in such general descriptions, but they can hardly be said to express the design of the writer. The truth is, that we may as well speak of many designs as of one; nor need anything be excluded from the plan of a great work to which the mind is naturally led by the association of ideas, and which does not interfere with the general purpose.
But I have rested too long on a doctrine which can be of no use to a Christian writer; for as he cannot introduce into his works any of that heavenly host which make a part of his creed, so it is horrid puerility to search the heathen theology for any of those deities who have been long since dethroned from their immortality.
Come then and help me, Mahbub Ali, or send me some money, for I have not sufficient to pay the writer who writes this.