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noun as in one who operates a machine

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noun as in one who operates workable property

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noun as in manipulator

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noun as in controller

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I later went to New York for three years to train nuclear operators in Saratoga Springs.

The plaintiffs in the new cases are essentially arguing that streaming services have more in common with cable TV operators than they do with the Internet.

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It turned out that not all service operators had made the effort to tell users in advance.

That task falls to professional operators, experts in an individual telescope’s complex operations who still work in control rooms located on observatory mountaintops.

An operator answering the phone referred the Blade to the direct number of the department’s Chief of Police, Andrew Block.

Just because two pieces of malware share a common ancestry, it obviously does not mean they share a common operator.

Wright approved one of the wells after the operator agreed to bring it into compliance, according to the letter.

Teague replied: “I have to allow an operator or plugger a way to appeal when he believes our requirements are unreasonable.”

In 1881, along came Bailey, operator of another circus, and two circuses joined to give rise to the first three-ring spectacle.

He had a steady job as a machine operator, and owned his own home.

It was round, with a small, rectangular projection for the operator's controls and calculator.

Again it was empty except for the operator, a tow-headed kid with a Racing Form tucked in a side pocket.

The operator who was speculating in a small way himself smiled when he read the telegram.

And as if in answer to their thoughts, the operator straightened, with a little gesture of hopelessness.

At last the wire opened again, and the operator went once more to his desk.


On this page you'll find 46 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to operator, such as: driver, engineer, operative, and operant.

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