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Engelsk navneord: operator

1. operator (mathematics) a symbol or function representing a mathematical operation


Mindre specifikke termerfunction, map, mapping, mathematical function, single-valued function


Mere specifikke termeridentity, identity element, identity operator, linear operator


Overordnet emneområdemath, mathematics, maths

2. operator (om person) an agent that operates some apparatus or machine


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe operator of the switchboard.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)manipulator


Mindre specifikke termercausal agency, causal agent, cause


Mere specifikke termercompany operator, driver, elevator operator, engine driver, engineer, hoister, jockey, locomotive engineer, motorman, radio operator, railroad engineer, switchboard operator, switchman, telegraph operator, telegrapher, telegraphist, telephone operator, telephonist

3. operator (om person) someone who owns or operates a business


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWho is the operator of this franchise?.


Mindre specifikke termerbusinessman, man of affairs


Mere specifikke termersupermarketeer, supermarketer

4. operator (om person) a shrewd or unscrupulous person who knows how to circumvent difficulties


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)hustler, wheeler dealer


Mindre specifikke termeropportunist, self-seeker


Mere specifikke termerwire-puller


Overordnet anvendelsecolloquialism

5. operator (om person) a speculator who trades aggressively on stock or commodity markets


Mindre specifikke termerplunger, speculator









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