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Definition of Driver


  1. One who, or that which, drives; the person or thing that urges or compels anything else to move onward.
  2. The person who drives beasts or a carriage; a coachman; a charioteer, etc.; hence, also, one who controls the movements of a locomotive.
  3. An overseer of a gang of slaves or gang of convicts at their work.
  4. A part that transmits motion to another part by contact with it, or through an intermediate relatively movable part, as a gear which drives another, or a lever which moves another through a link, etc. Specifically:
  5. The driving wheel of a locomotive.
  6. An attachment to a lathe, spindle, or face plate to turn a carrier.
  7. A crossbar on a grinding mill spindle to drive the upper stone.
  8. The after sail in a ship or bark, being a fore-and-aft sail attached to a gaff; a spanker.

Driver Quotations

If you have an important point to make, don't try to be subtle or clever. Use a pile driver. Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again. Then hit it a third time - a tremendous whack.
Winston Churchill

Money is only a tool. It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not replace you as the driver.
Ayn Rand

A drunk driver is very dangerous. So is a drunk backseat driver if he's persuasive.
Demetri Martin

It was not pre-arranged. It just happened that the driver made a demand and I just didn't feel like obeying his demand. I was quite tired after spending a full day working.
Rosa Parks

You will never know the feeling of a driver when winning a race. The helmet hides feelings that cannot be understood.
Ayrton Senna
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Driver Translations

driver in Dutch is bestuurder, conducteur
driver in French is chauffeur, conducteur, traqueur
driver in German is Fahrer {m}, Treiber {m}, Treiber, Autofahrer {m}
driver in Italian is mandriano, guidatore
driver in Portuguese is excitador