Driver

Definition of Driver

Driv´er
n.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 any vehicle.
3.An overseer of a gang of slaves or gang of convicts at their work.
4.(Mach.) 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.
5.(Naut.) The after sail in a ship or bark, being a fore-and-aft sail attached to a gaff; a spanker.
6.An implement used for driving;
Driver ant
(Zool.) a species of African stinging ant; one of the visiting ants (Anomma arcens); - so called because they move about in vast armies, and drive away or devour all insects and other small animals.

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