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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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On a side note, our cover art archival work revealed the editorships of the journal, reminding us that we stand on the shoulders of giants.
Bob switched to the editorship of the Sunday Mirror in 1972 and held the post for 12 years.
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.
I remember each as having a surplus of the talents--moral alertness, low tolerance for cant, follow-up questioning skills--that wouldn't land them editorships on the law review but would keep them committed to careers of restorative justice.