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(ed'i-ting)
Process in which a medical transcriptionist makes minor changes in a dictated report such as grammatical errors, inconsistencies, redundancies, or inappropriate remarks without altering the dictator's style.
See also: verbatim transcription

editing

a system that has evolved to correct errors occurring during DNA REPLICATION. The DNA POLYMERASE enzymes involved in DNA replication possess an EXONUCLEASE activity, which serves a ‘proofreading’ and ‘editing’ function. Mistakes, in terms of MISMATCH OF BASES, due to the wrong BASE being inserted during replication, are searched for and excised.
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Turow, the first step in his campaign was persuading his book editor to enlist.
Stewart, 54, an author and former book editor, comes from Business 2.0, where he has been editorial director.
The event saw the Birmingham based architects Turner Woolford Sharp and developers Midland & City Developments receive this year's RIBA West Midlands Year Book editor's award for the King Edwards Wharf scheme.
In one of the remarkably cant-free essays at the back of the book editor Hans Ibelings writes, 'The disappearance of the compulsive tendency to construe everything in symbolic terms has not only freed the designer from an onerous duty to keep on producing "meaningful" architecture, but has made it possible for architects, critics and historians to view architecture differently in that things are now accepted phenomenologically for what they are.' The layout is a bit lumpy and the texts tend to be about Being Dutch Architects in the Twenty-First Century - but buy it.
Louis Post-Dispatch, or at least not yet, according to Jane Henderson, the newspaper's book editor. Of course, the Post has not devoted much space to books for a number of years, but in this difficult time, the newspaper is holding its own.
Imagine that Jackie had chosen to become an artist rather than a book editor and the extreme attention her work would have occasioned.
Wes Curry, ACPE's book editor, often quotes a book called Miss Thistlebottom's Hobgoblin's--she says even an infinitive can occasionally be split.
This same sense of design became a trademark of the catalogs she produced as children's book editor because she saw these catalogs as opportunities to introduce good books to others.
She served as managing editor of The Progressive for thirty-eight years, then as book editor for thirteen years.
American writer, biographer, and book editor, best known for his acclaimed literary biographies of Mark Twain, Lincoln Steffens, and Walt Whitman.
As in other newspaper realms, the pressure to be timely makes it hard for a book editor to stop and step back and look at the big picture.
Book editor and literary translator Randy Bustamante found the war memoir worth telling because it teaches both history and creative writing.