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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 switched to the editorship of the Sunday Mirror in 1972 and held the post for 12 years.
This new era is marked by the recent review of editorial arrangements including the Editorships, Advisory Board and Editorial Committee, and the plan to move to Wiley Blackwell Publishing Asia Pty Ltd in 2013.
The Archabbey of Beuron began to publish its edition of the "remains of the Old Latin Bible" in 1949, under the editorship of Bonifatius Fischer: the series (and the associated monograph series) has moved slowly under the succeeding editorships of Hermann Josef Frede and Roger Gryson.