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the official who signals the beginning of a race or competition

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employee of a transportation company who controls the departures of vehicles according to weather conditions and in the interest of efficient service

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But in light of increasing demand for bilingual 911 operators, the Texas Telecommunicator Emergency Response Taskforce - a network of back-up emergency telecommunicators - is working to beef up its ability to provide bilingual assistance to emergency centers and call centers during natural disasters or other periods during which emergency calls may spike.
Berry also expressed admiration for the real life 911 operators.
He falsely told the 911 operator that she had threatened to shoot him, so cops were on high alert.
Her panicked friends were heard telling the 911 operator that she had "smoked something" and has "been having some issues lately with some other stuff.
Rumourmongers spread the word that the mayor used foul language in calling the 911 operator.
With no obvious way out, Paul discovers a mobile phone with a weak signal and calls for help, telling the 911 operator, "I don't know what's going on.
Lastrella told the 911 operator that the pedal was stuck.
With no obvious way out, Paul discovers a mobile phone with a weak signal and hurriedly calls for help, telling the 911 operator, "I don't know what's going on.
The service will allow passengers to call a local 911 operator in the event of an accident involving the activation of an air bag or an emergency fuel pump shutoff.
Taylor followed the man while on the phone with a 911 operator and was on his trail until police arrived.
The call is answered in the classroom by an actual 911 operator who participates in the presentations.
Meanwhile, I still was on hold for the 911 operator, so I moved to the child's father.
The 911 operator dispatched the police to northeast Washington.
On the morning of Saturday, May 15, a caller warned a 911 operator that the girder was twisted out of place, but the warning was misunderstood.
Those with hearing impairments that can speak are given a script to read after making contact with a 911 operator.