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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Employee of a transportation company who controls the departures of vehicles according to weather conditions and in the interest of efficient service; The official who signals the beginning of a race or competition.

Usage examples (40)
  • Ms. Garcia, 38, a former school bus dispatcher, is 5 feet tall.
  • When she calls the dispatcher, she regularly waits on hold for an hour.
  • I tried to stay calm and I called the dispatcher and said that somebody hit us.
  • NYC EMTs accused of refusing to help dying pregnant woman say they called dispatcher for more
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