Director meaning

dĭ-rĕktər, dī-
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One that supervises, controls, or manages.
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The definition of a director is someone who oversees a job or project.

An example of a director is the head of a department.

An example of a director is the person in charge of creating a movie.

An example of a director is the leader of a symphony.

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A member of a group of persons chosen to control or govern the affairs of an institution or corporation.
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A person who supervises the creative aspects of a dramatic production or film and instructs the actors and crew.
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The conductor of an orchestra or chorus.
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An electronic device that continually calculates and displays information used for firing weapons at moving targets, such as missiles or aircraft.
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A person or thing that directs or controls.
  • The head of a project, bureau, school, etc.; supervisor.
  • A member of a board chosen to direct the affairs of a corporation or institution.
  • A person who directs a play, film, etc.
  • (music) A conductor.
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A 3D animation authoring and playback system for Windows and Mac from Adobe. Director is used to develop sophisticated interactive games and virtual worlds. Using a bitmap-based rendering engine and supporting myriad multimedia formats, including Flash, developers script their animations in JavaScript or Adobe's Lingo.Create in Director, Play in ShockwaveDirector source files use a .DIR extension and can be edited and run between platforms. For distribution over the Web, DIR source files are published to Shockwave files (.DCR extension) that are played in Shockwave Player either within the Web browser or from stand-alone applications.Introduced by MacroMind in 1985 for the Mac as VideoWorks, it became MacroMind Director and finally, via mergers, Macromedia Director. A version for Windows was later developed, and Adobe acquired Macromedia in 2005. See Shockwave, Shockmachine, shocked site, SWF and Flash.
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Of a corporation, an individual selected to serve on its board of directors and thereby oversee the management of its affairs.
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One who directs; the person in charge of managing a department or directorate (e.g., director of engineering), project, or production (as in a show or film, e.g., film director).
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A device that displays graphical information concerning the targets of a weapons system in real time.
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(chemistry) The common axis of symmetry of the molecules of a liquid crystal.
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Origin of director