Definition of system operator in English:

system operator

(also system administrator)


  • A person who manages the operation of a computer system or particular electronic communication service.

    • ‘In order to keep the list accurate and up to date, the system administrator or keyword service must continually increase the size of the list.’
    • ‘But as Linux moves to the desktop, the Linux system administrator's life becomes much more complicated.’
    • ‘As the computer science teacher and system administrator, this means I have to be creative about providing our students with computer technology while working with a tight budget.’
    • ‘A hacker who's a system administrator, on the other hand, is likely to be quite skilled at script programming and web design.’
    • ‘However, online archiving helps the system administrator to save those high-level expenses by providing a more efficient way to store data.’


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