Director

Definition of Director

Di`rect´or
n.1.One who, or that which, directs; one who regulates, guides, or orders; a manager or superintendent.
In all affairs thou sole director.
- Swift.
2.One of a body of persons appointed to manage the affairs of a company or corporation; as, the directors of a bank, insurance company, or railroad company.
What made directors cheat in South-Sea year?
- Pope.
3.(Mech.) A part of a machine or instrument which directs its motion or action.
4.(Surg.) A slender grooved instrument upon which a knife is made to slide when it is wished to limit the extent of motion of the latter, or prevent its injuring the parts beneath.

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