Meaning of DRIVER in English
/ ˈdraɪvə(r); NAmE / noun
a person who drives a vehicle :
a bus / train / ambulance / taxi driver
She climbed into the driver's seat.
( BrE )
a learner driver (= one who has not yet passed a driving test)
( NAmE )
a student driver
The car comes equipped with a driver's airbag.
—see also back-seat driver
( in golf ) a club with a wooden head
( computing ) software that controls the sending of data between a computer and a piece of equipment that is attached to it, such as a printer
one of the main things that influence sth or cause it to make progress :
Housing is a key driver of the economy.
see seat noun
Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне. 2005