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Operator meaning

operator - 6 dictionary results

  1. 1. a shrewd or unscrupulous person who knows how to circumvent difficulties
  2. 2. One who, or that which, operates or produces an effect.
  3. 3. One who performs some act upon the human body by means of the hand, or with instruments.
  4. 4. A dealer in stocks or any commodity for speculative purposes; a speculator.
  5. 5. The symbol that expresses the operation to be performed; - called also facient.
  6. 6. One who operates.

operator - examples of usage

  1. In performing such operations it is desirable to throw, or cast, the animal, and to have its head held securely, so as to enable the operator to do what is necessary without difficulty. - "Special Report on Diseases of Cattle", U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler.
  2. And presently a woman saw us, and rushed into the house, and came out leading a blind man, and appealing to Carpenter to restore his sight; and when he stopped to do this, there were a couple of newspaper men, and an operator with a camera, and more excitement and more crowds! - "They Call Me Carpenter", Upton Sinclair.
  3. This fellah's in the Western Union; an operator with the pool- room lines. - "Garrison's Finish A Romance of the Race-Course", W. B. M. Ferguson.
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