operador
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el operador, la operadora(
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This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
1. (computing and technology)
a. operator
Franca quiere ser operadora de sistemas.Franca wants to be a systems operator.
2. (telecommunications)
a. operator
La operadora me dijo que esperara hasta que la línea se desocupara.The operator told me to wait until the line was free.
3. (film and television)
a. cameraman (masculine)
Óscar es operador en el canal de televisión estatal.Oscar is a cameraman for the state TV channel.
b. camerawoman (feminine)
No hay muchas operadoras en esta empresa.There aren't many camerawomen in this company.
4. (finance)
a. trader
Los operadores están nerviosos por la caída del precio del petróleo.Traders are nervous about the fall in oil prices.
5. (person operating a projector)
a. projectionist
La película no empezaba porque el operador no estaba en la cabina.The movie wasn't starting because the projectionist wasn't in his cabin.
6. (person operating machinery)
a. operator
Los operadores de grúa tienen que ser muy precisos.Crane operators need to be very precise.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
7. (mathematics)
a. operator
Apenas los niños empiezan la escuela se les enseña los operadores básicos.As soon as children start school, they are taught the basic operators.
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operador
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (inform & tel)
a. operator
2. (de la cámara)
a. cameraman
3. (del proyector)
a. projectionist
4. (general)
a.
operador turísticotour operator
5. (mathematics)
a. operator
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operadora operadora
(gen) operator; (Med) surgeon; (Cine) [de rodaje] cameraman/camerawoman; [de proyección] projectionist
operador(a) de cabina projectionist; operator
operador(a) de grúa crane operator; winchman
operador(a) del telégrafo (Latinoamérica) telegraph operator
operador(a) de sistemas systems operator
operador(a) de télex telex operator
operador(a) turístico/a tour operator
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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