Operator vs Promoter - What's the difference?

operator | promoter |


As nouns the difference between operator and promoter

is that operator is one who operates while promoter is one who promotes, particularly with respect to entertainment events or goods.

operator

Noun

(en noun)
  • One who operates.
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  • A telecommunications facilitator whose job is to establish temporary network connections.
  • (mathematics) A function or other mapping that carries variables defined on a domain into another variable or set of variables in a defined range.
  • Chinese whispers.
  • (informal) A person who is adept at making deals or getting results, especially one who uses questionable methods.
  • A member of a military Special Operations unit.
  • (computing) The administrator of a channel or network on IRC.
  • (linguistics) A kind of expression that enters into an a-bar movement dependency and is said to bind a variable.
  • In the sentence "What did Bill say he wants to buy?", "what" is an operator , binding a phonetically empty variable.

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    promoter

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • One who promotes, particularly with respect to entertainment events or goods.
  • (genetics) The section of DNA that controls the initiation of RNA transcription as a product of a gene.
  • An accelerator of catalysis, though not itself a catalyst.
  • Derived terms

    * promoterless

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