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system operator

[ sis-tuhm op-uh-rey-ter ]
/ ˈsɪs təm ˌɒp ə reɪ tər /
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noun Digital Technology.

a person who maintains a computer system or network, especially one who operates a computer bulletin board.

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Also sys·tems op·er·a·tor .
Also called, Informal, sys·op [sis-op] /ˈsɪsˌɒp/ .

Origin of system operator

First recorded in 1900–05; originally referring to a person who monitored a rotary machine, especially a rotary printing press
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