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director

 [dĭ-rek´ter]
a grooved instrument for guiding a knife or other surgical instrument.

di·rec·tor

(di-rek'tŏr),
1. A smoothly grooved instrument used with a knife to limit the incision of tissues. Synonym(s): staff (2)
2. The head of a service or specialty division.
[L. dirigo, pp. -rectus, to arrange, set in order]

director

/di·rec·tor/ (dĭ-rek´ter) a grooved instrument for guiding a surgical instrument.

director

A person responsible for an enterprise; one who directs. See Clinical director, Laboratory director, Medical director.

di·rec·tor

(di-rek'tŏr)
1. A smoothly grooved instrument used with a knife to limit the incision of tissues.
Synonym(s): staff (2) .
2. The head of a service or specialty division.
[L. dirigo, pp. -rectus, to arrange, set in order]

di·rec·tor

(di-rek'tŏr)
1. A smoothly grooved instrument used with a knife to limit the incision of tissues.
Synonym(s): staff (2) .
2. The head of a service or specialty division in a large dental or other health care facility.
[L. dirigo, pp. -rectus, to arrange, set in order]

director,

n 1. a person elected by shareholders at the annual meeting to establish company policies. The directors appoint the president, vice presidents, and all other operating officers. Directors decide, among other matters, if and when dividends shall be paid.
2. the manager of an institution, office, or clinic.

director

a long, slender, grooved instrument for guiding a knife or other surgical instrument.
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Being, moreover, a director of the railroad corporation and one of its largest stockholders, he had it in his power to give me all desirable information respecting that praiseworthy enterprise.
My limbs were weary and stiff, for I feared to change my position; yet my nerves were worked up to the highest pitch of tension, and my hearing was so acute that I could not only hear the gentle breathing of my companions, but I could distinguish the deeper, heavier in-breath of the bulky Jones from the thin, sighing note of the bank director.
His director had specially warned him against the latter sin, but Kasatsky felt free from it and was glad.
In short, it is quite certain that Rabourdin is to be director.
Baudoyer is appointed director and receives the cross of the Legion of honor--"
Here you are, director," said Monsieur Transon, rubbing his hands, "and the appointment is very flattering to this neighborhood.
At that very moment, the Director came out of his room.
As soon as the play was over, the Director went to the kitchen, where a fine big lamb was slowly turning on the spit.
Trail (now my Lord Bishop of Ealing) on her ladyship's director, Father Mole, over their wine, and in pitting Oxford against St.
Sometimes he knew her and Father Mole, her director and companion; oftener he forgot her, as he had done wife, children, love, ambition, vanity.
On the deck the director touched his cap to the two agents, who stood on the bank waving their hats, and turning to an old servant of the Company on his passage to headquarters, said, "Look at those two imbeciles.
At any rate, I am rid of them for six months," retorted the director.

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