- 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.
Origin of driver
Examples from the Web for driver
Thankfully there were no casualties—the driver managed to stop the train immediately.
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
We drove back down the hill, and the driver let me out near the Prado.The Life and Hard Times Of The Family A Cuban Defector Left Behind|Brin-Jonathan Butler|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So I send a note out to his house with Tony, his driver, who promises he'll put it directly into Hitch's hand.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The driver shook his head and pointed forward with his whip.The Kentons|William Dean Howells
The driver had used his last spare, so there was nothing to do but keep going on the rim.War in the Garden of Eden|Kermit Roosevelt
On the box the driver glistened with smart buttons and silver braid.Mr. Incoul's Misadventure|Edgar Saltus
No driver, unless fortified by several glasses, will drive you that way after dark.Literary Tours in The Highlands and Islands of Scotland|Daniel Turner Holmes
The driver had been disappointed; he had expected more of her.Winner Take All|Larry Evans
British Dictionary definitions for driver
Word Origin and History for driver
"one who drives" in various senses, c.1400; agent noun from drive (v.). Slavery sense is attested by 1796. Driver's seat is attested by 1867; figurative use by 1954.
Idioms and Phrases with driver
see backseat driver; in the driver's seat.