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writer 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/ˈrītər/,
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writers, plural;
  1. A person who has written a particular text
    • - the writer of the letter
  2. A person who writes books, stories, or articles as a job or regular occupation
    • - the distinguished travel writer Freya Stark
  3. A person who writes in a specified way
    • - Dickens was a prolific writer
  4. A composer of musical works
    • - a writer of military music
  5. A device that writes data to a storage medium

  6. A broker who makes an option available for purchase or sells options

  7. A person who has a specified kind of handwriting
    • - neat writers
  8. A scribe

  9. A clerk, esp. in the navy or other government offices


  1. writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
  2. a person who is able to write and has written something
  3. (write) produce a literary work; "She composed a poem"; "He wrote four novels"
  4. (write) communicate or express by writing; "Please write to me every week"
  5. (write) publish: have (one's written work) issued for publication; "How many books did Georges Simenon write?"; "She published 25 books during her long career"
  6. (write) communicate by letter; "He wrote that he would be coming soon"
  7. A writer is anyone who creates a written work, though the word usually designates those who write creatively or professionally, as well as those who have written in many different forms.
  8. Writer is the first solo album by Carole King which was released 1970. Carole King had already started her career as a songwriter and been a part of The City. The top song was "Child of Mine", then "Up on the Roof" which was later covered by James Taylor. ...
  9. The Writer is a monthly magazine for writers published by the Kalmbach Publishing Company of Waukesha, Wisconsin. It was first established by William H. Hills and Robert Luce, two Boston Globe reporters, as "a monthly magazine to interest and help all literary workers", in April 1887. ...
  10. "The Writer" is the fourth single by English singer-songwriter Ellie Goulding from her debut album, Lights. It was released on 9 August 2010.
  11. (Write (Unix)) write can refer to several Unix commands. All known variations of write are used to write messages to another user. The most popular variation sends a message directly to another user's TTY.
  12. (Write()) In computer programming, a file descriptor is an abstract indicator for accessing a file. The term is generally used in POSIX operating systems. ...
  13. A person who writes, or produces literary work
  14. (write) The operation of storing data, as in memory or onto disk; To form letters, words or symbols on a surface in order to communicate; To be the author of (a book, article, poem, etc. ...
  15. (writing) Graphism of symbols such as letters that express some meaning; Something written, such as a document, article or book; The process of representing a language with symbols or letters; A work of an author; The style of writing of a person; Intended for or used in writing
  16. (Writerly) From scriptible, a French term which holds that a theory, play, story or myth is re-written each time it is told. This a subversive approach to reading a text. It legitimates a multitude of interpretations which validate a variety of truths and of knowledges. ...
  17. (Writers) Judy Freudberg and Tony Geiss
  18. (Writers) Karmenu Ellul Galea (d. 2007), Dr Carmel Mallia, Prof. Daniel Massa, Achille Mizzi, Alfred Palma, George Peresso, P. Mattew Sultana (d.1986),
  19. (Writers) Vijaya Baapineedu(Story & screenplay), Paruchuri Brothers (dialogues)
  20. (Writers) block an inability to write effectively, often due to poor planning.
  21. (Write (כתב katav, Strong's #3789)) Several methods of writing were used in ancient times. Wet clay was written on with a stylus, a pointed stick. Papyrus and leather were written on with reed pens using ink. Rocks were written on with chisels. Wood was written on with sharp objects.
  22. (Write) To copy data from the main memory to a storage device, such as a disk.
  23. (Write) To insure, to underwrite, or to accept an application for insurance.
  24. (write) The recording of flux reversals onto the magnetic surface of a disk.
  25. (Write) To short an option. This is the act of creating a new options contract and selling it in the exchange using the Sell To Open order. The person who writes an option is known as the "Writer".