Meaning of EDITOR in English

/ed"i teuhr/ , n.

1. a person having managerial and sometimes policy-making responsibility for the editorial part of a publishing firm or of a newspaper, magazine, or other publication.

2. the supervisor or conductor of a department of a newspaper, magazine, etc.: the sports editor of a newspaper.

3. a person who edits material for publication, films, etc.

4. a device for editing film or magnetic tape.

[ 1640-50; ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .