1 a person responsible for the editorial aspects of publication; the person who determines the final content of a text (especially of a newspaper or magazine) [syn: editor in chief]
2 (computer science) a program designed to perform such editorial functions as rearrangement or modification or deletion of data [syn: editor program]
EtymologyFrom editionem ( editio) ‘a bringing forth, producing’, from stem of edere, ‘bring forth, produce’, from ex-, ‘out’ + -dere, combining form of dare, ‘to give’.
- /ˈɛdɪtə/; ˈɛɾɪɾɹˌ
- A person who edits or makes changes to documents.
- A copy editor.
- A person who edited a specific document.
- John Johnson wrote this term paper and the editor was Joan Johnson.
- A person at a newspaper or similar institution who edits
stories and decides which ones to publish.
- John is the city editor at the Daily Times.
- A machine used for editing (cutting and splicing) movie film
- In the context of "computer software": A program for creating and making changes to files, especially text files.
- The TPU EVE editor is an excellent, extensible, programmable editor.
- In the context of "television|cinematography": Someone who manipulates video footage and assembles it into the correct order etc for broadcast; a picture editor.
person who edits
program for modifying text files
- Czech: střihač
- French: monteur
machine for editing film
- Italian: giuntatrice
- editor (computer program)
- An editor (computer program to edit text documents).
The term editor may refer to:
As a person that does editing:
- Copy editing, making formatting changes and other improvements to text
- Business editing, making revisions, formatting and syntax improvements to business documents
- Film editing, connecting shots to form a sequence then an entire movie
- Literary editor, in a newspaper or similar, deals with reviews or literary criticism
- Consulting editor, non-salaried, independent literary editor
- Contributing editor, a magazine or book-publishing title, sometimes honorary, with a variety of meanings
- Managing editor, senior member of a publication's management team
- Sound editor, prepares the sound mixing a TV program or film
- Picture editor, (aka photo editor) collects and reviews photographs and/or illustrations for publication in alignment with preset guidelines
As a computer program:
- Character editor, for editing characters in computer games
- Digital audio editor, for editing audio data
- Graphics editor, for creating and manipulating visual images
- Level editor, for editing levels of computer games
- Hex editor, for editing binary data
- HTML editor, for editing web pages
- MS-DOS Editor, a plain-text editor for MS-DOS and Microsoft Windows
- Source code editor, for editing source code
- Text editor, for editing plain text
- Word processor, for producing and editing any sort of printable material
- WYSIWYG editor, for editing and visualizing formatted text or graphics
- XML editor, for editing XML data
As other uses:
- Editors, indie rock band from Birmingham, England
- Linear video editing, editing images and sound recorded on videotape
- Non-linear editing system, audio or video editing system allowing random access
- The Editor, villain in the Doctor Who episode "The Long Game"
- Visual editor, person who decides the placement of art objects in a given space
editor in German: Editor
editor in Spanish: Editor
editor in French: Éditeur
editor in Korean: 에디터
editor in Indonesian: Editor
editor in Japanese: エディター
editor in Portuguese: Edição
editor in Slovak: Editor
editor in Ukrainian: Редактор
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