meaning of operator

1. One who, or that which, operates or produces an effect.
One who performs some act upon the human body by means of the hand, or with instruments.
A dealer in stocks or any commodity for speculative purposes; a speculator.
The symbol that expresses the operation to be performed; -- called also facient.
operator A symbol used as a function, with infix syntax if it has two arguments e. g. "+" or prefix syntax it has only one e. g. Boolean NOT. Many languages use operators for built-in functions such as arithmetic and logic.
a shrewd or unscrupulous person who knows how to circumvent difficulties

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