Usage examples for operator

  1. Borst did less talking than any operator I ever knew. – Edison, His Life and Inventions by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
  2. Mr. Burton, Keith won't never get well, never, so's he can have that operator on his eyes, unless he takes some exercise an' gets his strength back. – Dawn by Eleanor H. Porter
  3. This would be useless to the operator, as there are few, if any, that it would be advisable to prepare. – American Handbook of the Daguerrotype by Samuel D. Humphrey
  4. The elevator operator was looking at him closely, and there's no use taking any chances. – The Telenizer by Don Thompson
  5. And with a mind and ingenuity far beyond his years, Jimmy Holden knew that he alone was the most active operator in this vicious drama. – The Fourth R by George Oliver Smith
  6. Dr. Gibert then made three experiments in putting this subject to sleep when she was in another part of the town, a third of a mile away from the operator, and at a time fixed by a third person, the experiment also being wholly unexpected by the subject. – Telepathy and the Subliminal Self by R. Osgood Mason
  7. Kennedy turned to the operator. – The Film Mystery by Arthur B. Reeve
  8. " If you didn't know what was going on in the neighborhood, all you had to do was ask the telephone operator," one Floris resident observed. – Frying Pan Farm by Elizabeth Brown Pryor
  9. He proved to be the telegraph operator, who had been a brave soldier in the late war. – Eighty Years And More; Reminiscences 1815-1897 by Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  10. He nodded to the operator, and turned to the bar- room with a pleasing social impulse. – The Twins of Table Mountain and Other Stories by Bret Harte
  11. He turned to the operator. – The Leech by Phillips Barbee
  12. The operator hesitated: " I haven't the change." – The Mountain Divide by Frank H. Spearman
  13. Again it was the wife of the chief coal operator, Freke, " who wanted me to know that she always got her clothes from New York." – Together by Robert Herrick (1868-1938)
  14. If the cow is lying, the operator should first secure the foot on the upper side and then, if necessary, turn the cow on its opposite side so as to bring up the other. – Special Report on Diseases of Cattle by U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
  15. Any fine gold will then be seen lying on the bottom just under the nose of the operator. – Spinifex and Sand Five Years' Pioneering and Exploration in Western Australia by David W Carnegie
  16. The operator wanted to know where. – Underground by Suelette Dreyfus
  17. The operator glanced professionally over the address and the length of the despatch. – The Twins of Table Mountain and Other Stories by Bret Harte
  18. Chapter Thirteen The Black Plane Just before the tri- motor wheeled off the ramp at Omaha, the radio operator at the field hurried up with a message. – Jane Stewardess of the Air Lines by Ruthe S. Wheeler
  19. " I guess it don't call for an answer, after all," he said as much to himself as to the operator. – What's-His-Name by George Barr McCutcheon
  20. Salt was first so tasted by the operator, whereupon the subject, C., instantly and loudly cried out: " What's that salt stuff?" – Telepathy and the Subliminal Self by R. Osgood Mason