What does operator mean?

Definitions for operator
ˈɒp əˌreɪ tərop·er·a·tor

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. operator(noun)

    (mathematics) a symbol or function representing a mathematical operation

  2. operator, manipulator(noun)

    an agent that operates some apparatus or machine

    "the operator of the switchboard"

  3. operator(noun)

    someone who owns or operates a business

    "who is the operator of this franchise?"

  4. hustler, wheeler dealer, operator(noun)

    a shrewd or unscrupulous person who knows how to circumvent difficulties

  5. operator(noun)

    a speculator who trades aggressively on stock or commodity markets

GCIDE

  1. Operator(n.)

    A person who operates a telephone switchboard.

    Etymology: [L.]

  2. Operator(n.)

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

    Etymology: [L.]

Wiktionary

  1. operator(Noun)

    One who operates.

  2. operator(Noun)

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

  3. 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.

  4. operator(Noun)

    Another name for Chinese whispers.

  5. operator(Noun)

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

  6. operator(Noun)

    A member of a military Special Operations unit.

  7. operator(Noun)

    The administrator of a channel or network on IRC.

Freebase

  1. Operator

    In basic mathematics, an operator is a symbol or function representing a mathematical operation. In terms of vector spaces, an operator is a mapping from one vector space or module to another. Operators are of critical importance to both linear algebra and functional analysis, and they find application in many other fields of pure and applied mathematics. For example, in classical mechanics, the derivative is used ubiquitously, and in quantum mechanics, observables are represented by linear operators. Important properties that various operators may exhibit include linearity, continuity, and boundedness.

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'operator' in Nouns Frequency: #1380

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How to say operator in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of operator in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of operator in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of operator in a Sentence

  1. Paul Rester:

    Al Sharbi was very forthcoming and very determined, al Sharbi was not in the planner-organizer echelon, Al Sharbi was in the executor-operator echelon. Al Sharbi made bombs, had direct ties to Bin Laden, and had sway over others because of that tie. Al Sharbi was extremely important to Al Sharbi terrorist network because Al Sharbi was well-trained and could make things work.

  2. Turk Telekom CEO Rami Aslan:

    Turk Telekom has invested in every single area in Turkey regardless of the region, regardless of the geographical conditions, another operator's fiber network is around 35,000 km over the course of their eight-year journey in the business, another claims there is not enough fiber and I believe they haven't invested at all.

  3. Tony Abbott:

    He is a very tough and competent political operator, he's also a very decent human being.

  4. Tommi Uitto:

    Uncertainty in general is not good for business, some of our customers may be delaying their decisions. If you have an operator who has Nokia and a Chinese supplier, then this current situation may delay their own decision-making.

  5. Nicole Peng:

    Huawei is in a strong position to consolidate its dominance further amid 5G network rollout, given its tight operator relationships in 5G network deployment, and control over key components such as local network compatible 5G chipsets, this puts significant pressure on Oppo, Vivo and Xiaomi, which find it very hard to make any breakthrough.

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Translations for operator

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  • telefonist, operatør, operator, telefonistindeDanish
  • Vermittlung, Telefonistin, Rechenzeichen, Betreiber, Operator, TelefonistGerman
  • διαχειριστής, τελεστής, τηλεφωνητής, διαχειρίστρια, χειριστής, τηλεφωνήτριαGreek
  • keskuksenhoitaja, vaihteenhoitaja, toimija, operaattoriFinnish
  • opérateur, téléphonisteFrench
  • מפעיל, מרכזיהHebrew
  • ऑपरेटरHindi
  • műveleti jelHungarian
  • virkiIcelandic
  • operatoreItalian
  • 演算子, 交換手, 作用素, オペレーター, 操作者Japanese
  • bedienerDutch
  • operatorPolish
  • operador, telefonistaPortuguese
  • operator, telefonistă, operatoareRomanian
  • оператор, телефонист, телефонисткаRussian
  • operater, оператер, djelatelj, operatorSerbo-Croatian
  • telefonist, telebolag, operatör, kirurgSwedish

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