• (British) IPA: /dɪˈɹɛktə(ɹ)/, /daɪˈɹɛktə(ɹ)/, /daɪ̯əˈɹɛktə(ɹ)/
  • (America) IPA: /dɪˈɹɛktɚ/, /daɪˈɹɛktɚ/
  1. One who directs; the person in charge of managing a department or directorate (e.g., director of engineering), project, or production (as in a show or film, e.g., film director).
  2. A counselor, confessor, or spiritual guide.
  3. That which directs or orientates something.
    • 1971, United States. Office of Saline Water, Distillation Digest (volume 3, page 76)
      Installed longer flow director; it now just covers the entire diameter of the 6-in. brine return nozzle, and is 4 in. high […]
  4. (military) A device that displays graphical information concerning the targets of a weapons system in real time.
  5. (chemistry) The common axis of symmetry of the molecules of a liquid crystal.
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