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Driver vs. Operator

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  • Driver (noun)

    One who drives something, in any sense of the verb to drive.

  • Driver (noun)

    Something that drives something, in any sense of the verb to drive.

  • Driver (noun)

    A person who drives a motorized vehicle such as a car or a bus.

  • Driver (noun)

    A person who drives some other vehicle.

  • Driver (noun)

    A program that acts as an interface between an application and hardware, written specifically for the device it controls.

  • Driver (noun)

    A golf club used to drive the ball a great distance.

  • Driver (noun)

    a kind of sail, smaller than a fore and aft spars.

  • Driver (noun)

    A mallet.

  • Driver (noun)

    A tamping iron.

  • Driver (noun)

    A cooper's hammer for driving on barrel hoops.

  • Driver (noun)

    A screwdriver.

  • Operator (noun)

    One who operates.

  • Operator (noun)

    A telecommunications facilitator whose job is to establish temporary network connections.

  • Operator (noun)

    A function or other mapping that carries variables defined on a domain into another variable or set of variables in a defined range.

  • Operator (noun)

    Chinese whispers.

  • Operator (noun)

    A person who is adept at making deals or getting results, especially one who uses questionable methods.

  • Operator (noun)

    A member of a military Special Operations unit.

  • Operator (noun)

    The administrator of a channel or network on IRC.

  • Operator (noun)

    A symbol that represents a construct in a programming language and differs from a normal function in its syntax.

  • Operator (noun)

    A kind of expression that enters into an a-bar movement dependency and is said to bind a variable.

    "In the sentence "What did Bill say he wants to buy?", "what" is an operator, binding a phonetically empty variable."

Wiktionary
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Oxford Dictionary
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  • Driver (noun)

    One who, or that which, drives; the person or thing that urges or compels anything else to move onward.

  • Driver (noun)

    The person who drives beasts or a carriage; a coachman; a charioteer, etc.; hence, also, one who controls the movements of a any vehicle.

  • Driver (noun)

    An overseer of a gang of slaves or gang of convicts at their work.

  • Driver (noun)

    A part that transmits motion to another part by contact with it, or through an intermediate relatively movable part, as a gear which drives another, or a lever which moves another through a link, etc. Specifically:

  • Driver (noun)

    The driving wheel of a locomotive.

  • Driver (noun)

    The after sail in a ship or bark, being a fore-and-aft sail attached to a gaff; a spanker.

  • Driver (noun)

    An implement used for driving;

  • Operator (noun)

    One who, or that which, operates or produces an effect.

  • Operator (noun)

    One who performs some act upon the human body by means of the hand, or with instruments.

  • Operator (noun)

    A dealer in stocks or any commodity for speculative purposes; a speculator.

  • Operator (noun)

    The symbol that expresses the operation to be performed; - called also facient.

  • Operator (noun)

    A person who operates a telephone switchboard.

  • Operator (noun)

    A person who schemes and maneuvers adroitly or deviously to achieve his/her purposes.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Driver (noun)

    the operator of a motor vehicle

  • Driver (noun)

    someone who drives animals that pull a vehicle

  • Driver (noun)

    a golfer who hits the golf ball with a driver

  • Driver (noun)

    (computer science) a program that determines how a computer will communicate with a peripheral device

  • Driver (noun)

    a golf club (a wood) with a near vertical face that is used for hitting long shots from the tee

  • Operator (noun)

    (mathematics) a symbol that represents a function from functions to functions;

    "the integral operator"

  • Operator (noun)

    an agent that operates some apparatus or machine;

    "the operator of the switchboard"

  • Operator (noun)

    someone who owns or operates a business;

    "who is the operator of this franchise?"

  • Operator (noun)

    a shrewd or unscrupulous person who knows how to circumvent difficulties

  • Operator (noun)

    a speculator who trades aggressively on stock or commodity markets

Princeton's WordNet

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