reviser (plural revisers)

  1. One who revises.
  2. (translation studies) A person who verifies the quality of a translated text in professional translation project management.
    • 2005, Christiane Nord, Training for the New Millennium: Pedagogies for translation and interpreting, edited by Martha Tennent, Benjamins Translation Library, p. 218:
      [T]ranslation practice during training should, at least in part, be organised in projects where each student has the chance to play various roles: that of client, of revisor, of terminologist of documentation assistant, of free-lancer, of in-house translator working for a translation company, etc.
  3. (legal, US) In several states, an official charged with the responsibility for making new statutes technically consistent with the existing body of law.

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