driver

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English

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Noun[edit]

driver (plural drivers)

  1. One who drives something, in any sense of the verb to drive.
  2. Something that drives something, in any sense of the verb to drive.
  3. A person who drives a motorized vehicle such as a car or a bus.
  4. A person who drives some other vehicle.
  5. (computing) A program that acts as an interface between an application and hardware, written specifically for the device it controls.
  6. (golf) A golf club used to drive the ball a great distance.
  7. (nautical) a kind of sail, smaller than a fore and aft spanker on a square-rigged ship, a driver is tied to the same spars.

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French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

English

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (noun) IPA(key): /draj.vœʁ/

Noun[edit]

driver m (plural drivers)

  1. drive (golf club)

Verb[edit]

driver

  1. (golf) to drive

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

English

Noun[edit]

driver m, f (invariable)

  1. driver (in a trotting race; tennis player good at driving)

driver m (invariable)

  1. driver (golf club; computer module)

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

driver m (plural drivers)

  1. (computing) driver (program acting as interface between an application and hardware)

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Swedish[edit]

Verb[edit]

driver

  1. present tense of driva.