Definition of driver:
- A crossbar on a grinding mill spindle to drive the upper stone.
- 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:
- An attachment to a lathe, spindle, or face plate to turn a carrier.
- An overseer of a gang of slaves or gang of convicts at their work.
- One who, or that which, drives; the person or thing that urges or compels anything else to move onward.
- The after sail in a ship or bark, being a fore- and- aft sail attached to a gaff; a spanker.
- The driving wheel of a locomotive.
- The person who drives beasts or a carriage; a coachman; a charioteer, etc.; hence, also, one who controls the movements of a locomotive.
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- "Stories and Pictures", Isaac Loeb Peretz.
- "The Untilled Field", George Moore.
- "Mugby Junction", Charles Dickens.