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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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Bob earned a place in the Guinness Book of Records after holding four national newspaper editorships - at The People, Sunday Mirror and twice at the Express.
At the end of last year, Greg Patmore relinquished the editorship of Labour History after 12 years of sterling service in the role, and after an active involvement in the work of the ASSLH dating back to the late 1970s, when he began his teaching career at The University of Sydney.
Mr Coulson said claims about illegal eavesdropping under his editorship meant he could not "give the 110 per cent needed".
Mr Coulson said the drip-drip of claims about illegal eavesdropping under his editorship meant he could not "give the 110% needed".
The editorship immediately stopped the program and directly broadcasted what was going on outside the TV's premises.
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.
He recalled his personal association with Professor Masud, when he was a regular columnist during his Editorship of The Muslim.
The former has appeared monthly under the editorship of John Pedler, who has continued during the transition period but who plans to step down from the role in the new session.
TORY communications chief Andy Coulson admitted yesterday that "things went badly wrong" under his editorship of the News of the World.
A guest editorship on the YouTube homepage in April amplified this success, leading to the strongest month so far.
As I sit here writing my last editorial, it's hard to believe that 7 years have passed since I assumed editorship from Sandy Cassady.