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Operater vs. Operator

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Operatornoun

One who operates.

Operatornoun

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

Operatornoun

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

Operatornoun

Chinese whispers.

Operatornoun

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

Operatornoun

A member of a military Special Operations unit.

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Operatornoun

(computing) The administrator of a channel or network on IRC.

Operatornoun

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

Operatornoun

(linguistics) 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.’;

Operatornoun

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

Operatornoun

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

Operatornoun

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

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Operatornoun

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

Operatornoun

A person who operates a telephone switchboard.

Operatornoun

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

Operatornoun

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

‘the integral operator’;

Operatornoun

an agent that operates some apparatus or machine;

‘the operator of the switchboard’;

Operatornoun

someone who owns or operates a business;

‘who is the operator of this franchise?’;

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Operatornoun

a shrewd or unscrupulous person who knows how to circumvent difficulties

Operatornoun

a speculator who trades aggressively on stock or commodity markets

Operatornoun

a person who operates equipment or a machine

‘a radio operator’;

Operatornoun

a person who works at the switchboard of a telephone exchange

‘calls are made through the operator’;

Operatornoun

a person or company that runs a business

‘a tour operator’;

Operatornoun

a person who acts in a shrewd or manipulative way

‘her reputation as a cool, clever operator’;

Operatornoun

a symbol or function denoting an operation (e.g. ×, +).

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