Meaning of “operator” - Learner’s Dictionary

operator

noun [ C ] uk us /ˈɒpəreɪtər/
TELEPHONE

someone who helps to connect people on a telephone system:

Why don't you call the operator?
MACHINE

B2 someone whose job is to use and control a machine or vehicle:

a computer operator
BUSINESS

B2 a company that does a particular type of business:

a tour operator

(Definition of “operator” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)