[n] (computer science) a program designed to perform such editorial functions as rearrangement or modification or deletion of data
[n] a person responsible for the editorial aspects of publication
\Ed"i*tor\, n. [L., that which produces, from edere to publish: cf. F. ['e]diteur.] One who edits; esp., a person who prepares, superintends, revises, and corrects a book, magazine, or newspaper, etc., for publication.