Meaning of developer

de•vel•op•er

Pronunciation: (di-vel'u-pur), [key]
— n.
  1. a person or thing that develops.
  2. a reducing agent or solution for developing a film or the like.
  3. a person who invests in and develops the urban or suburban potentialities of real estate, esp. by subdividing the land into home sites and then building houses and selling them.
  4. a person who lays out at full size the lines of a vessel and prepares templates from them.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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