Examples of operator in a Sentence
the operator of an automobile
the operator of a nuclear power plant
Call the operator for the phone number.
Operator, please connect me with extension 123.
She's quite an operator—no one else could have gotten them all to agree to the project.
Recent Examples of operator from the Web
As CEO of Wynn Resorts, Wynn was among the first operators to win a casino license in Macau, the largest gambling hub in the world.
The Auction House Market, a new Warehouse District food hall from the operators of St. Roch Market, announced its final vendors, who will be selling everything from sushi to Indian dosas.
Fifty-six percent of tickets were correct on choosing the over for the total points scored in the game, which the operator had at 49.
The system that operates the train signals in the area was down, so CSX Corp. - the freight railroad operator that runs that stretch of track - was manually operating the signals.
Amtrak was quick to blame the freight rail operator for the crash, saying CSX was responsible for the tracks and signals in the area of the crash, and left a switch in the wrong position, diverting the Amtrak train onto the side track.
Participation in the program plummeted after Gov. Rick Scott switched the operator of it from the United Way of Florida to a company out of New Jersey.
Rather than invest in snow-making, the operators of Stockhorn in Switzerland decided in 2004 to build a restaurant at the top of the cable-car (alt.
Fitted with magnets, MCS can allow the operator to scale sheer metal surfaces, like ship hulls, quickly and with relative ease.
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OPERATOR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of operator for English Language Learners
: a person who uses and controls something (such as a machine, device, or business) : someone who operates something
: a person whose job is to help to connect telephone calls : a person who is in charge of a telephone switchboard
: a person who is able to easily achieve things especially by persuading people or by being dishonest
OPERATOR Defined for Kids
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