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reader

An academic rank in the UK and certain Commonwealth (Australia, New Zealand) universities, which is hierarchically above senior lecturer and awarded to someone with a distinguished international reputation for original research and a track record for teaching excellence and service to the university. Readers are equivalent to professors in the US.

reader

Academic medicine An academician in the UK who is an expert in a specific area of medicine. See Lecturer Informatics A device that can access data from a machine-readable storage source–eg, a device that reads magnetic stripe cards. See OCR reader, Scanner.
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Top Producer readers are the most sophisticated in agriculture, so it makes sense they'd be the first to gravitate to a new technology like online publishing," added Steve Custer, publisher of Farm Journal and Top Producer.
Even if, at worst, the reader defaults her way through the text (hitting return at every writing space, which will lead through a specific chain of links and writing spaces), a choice has still been made--one of laziness, maybe, or one of resistance to the hypertext project--and this still opens the door to consideration of the active relationship of reader to hypertext.
I love to go to retreats because they combine two of my favorite activities--reading and traveling," says Alicia Thomas, a reader from Michigan who has attended 12 retreats and two cruises.
Word reading also galvanizes two related parts of the frontal left brain, but only in experienced readers, Eden's team finds.
Nevertheless, just as Morrison has stayed with this town and these men and just as she wants the reader to stay with them, Richard knows, even as he passes judgment on them, that he must stay.
Reader has also drawn glowing reviews from a diversity of publications, including the Wall Street Journal, which described her as ``a clever, beguiling singer,'' adding that ``Simple Soul'' is ``as endearing as it is unexpected.
So start beefing up the reward by focusing your copy on benefits to the reader.
Through the European Committee for Standardisation (CEN), FINREAD is developing a series of specifications for intelligent smart card readers intended to support electronic commerce, home banking and digital signature applications.
In The Starry Messenger, the reader experiences the text as a form of reading compatible with the new way of seeing achieved by the telescope.
Spofford (1900), who continued to be conservative in his use of assistants, noted that: "It is enough for the librarian to act as an intelligent guidepost, to point the way; to travel the road is the business of the reader himself' (p.