rewrite man

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n rewrite man someone who puts text into appropriate form for publication
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Usage

In literature:

Without the aid of later facts the rewrite man can only select a new feature and revise the old facts.
"Newspaper Reporting and Correspondence" by Grant Milnor Hyde
I can have a good man rewrite your drivel when you get back.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science February 1930" by Various
Such a man is capable of rewriting Milton's Christmas Hymn in the style of Sternhold and Hopkins.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 15, No. 89, March, 1865" by Various
Now and then the rewrite man broke into the narrative to ask a question.
"Danger at the Drawbridge" by Mildred A. Wirt
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In news:

One Man's Selfless Quest to Rewrite the Constitution of the United States .
One Man's Selfless Quest to Rewrite the Constitution of the United States.
This story by Leon Hatfield, veteran reporter and rewrite man, appeared on Page One of The Oklahoman on Dec 16, 1937.
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In science:

The starting point is to rewrite the Manning-Przytycki formula in the light of the formula of Bedford and Smillie.
Continuity of Lyapunov exponents for polynomial automorphisms of $\mathbb{C}^2$
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