- a part that transmits force or motion.
- the member of a pair of connected pulleys, gears, etc., that is nearer to the power source.
- the part of a loudspeaker that transforms the electrical signal into sound.
- the entire loudspeaker.
- a jib-headed spanker sail.
- a designation given to one of the masts abaft the mizzen on a sailing vessel having more than three masts, either the fifth or sixth from forward.Compare pusher (def. 4), spanker (def. 1b).
Origin of driver
OTHER WORDS FROM driverdriv·er·less, adjectivenon·driv·er, noun
Words nearby driver
How to use driver in a sentence
Looking at cost drivers and how they link with revenue is a strategic exercise in itself, as it highlights what elements clients are willing to pay for, where to optimize costs, or what new services can appear.How would an SEO agency be built today? Part 2: Current business model(s)|Sponsored Content: SEOmonitor|September 16, 2020|Search Engine Land
Its Tasty and Goodful verticals have been the primary drivers of the company’s licensing business, with a line of cookware under Tasty that’s sold at Walmart.‘Finding their sweet spot’: How publishers are quickly becoming large global licensors|Kayleigh Barber|September 14, 2020|Digiday
For starters, it’s not Uber that owns its cars—its drivers do.Uber Wants to Go All-Electric by 2030. It Won’t Be Easy|Vanessa Bates Ramirez|September 10, 2020|Singularity Hub
That included training dogs to sniff out dead wild boar, stockpiling electric fences along the eastern border and urging drivers not to toss ham-sandwich scraps out the window.Europe is on high alert after a deadly swine virus emerges in Germany|Bernhard Warner|September 10, 2020|Fortune
So, you’d have buses that would— and the bus drivers would be tested, and the buses would be wiped down.Why Can’t Schools Get What the N.F.L. Has? (Ep. 431)|Stephen J. Dubner|September 10, 2020|Freakonomics
Thankfully there were no casualties—the driver managed to stop the train immediately.Is Putin Turning to Terrorism in Ukraine?|Anna Nemtsova|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
He also was working to recruit Castro as a driver for a drug load.
So I asked the driver to honk the horn, which he does, and Rod looks over.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Abraham, a yellow cab driver and student, feels that blacks are targeted unfairly by the police.Ground Zero of the NYPD Slowdown|Batya Ungar-Sargon|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Public employee unions are a little-acknowledged driver of this conflict.How Public Sector Unions Divide the Democrats|Daniel DiSalvo|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But, when the car came thundering down, it was crammed to the step; with a melancholy gesture, the driver declined her signal.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
The driver must at all times have his car under reasonable control so that he can stop in time to avoid injury.
If there be no facilities for stopping for the night, a driver is not negligent should he proceed through the fog.
It was being driven very rapidly, but very skillfully, and the car was empty save for the driver.The Campfire Girls of Roselawn|Margaret Penrose
The carriages are half-covered ones, with seats for two, and are drawn by a pair of mules, on one of which the driver rides.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
British Dictionary definitions for driver
Derived forms of driverdriverless, adjective
Other Idioms and Phrases with driver
see backseat driver; in the driver's seat.