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operation

noun

1 operation

The state of being in effect or being operative.

Roget 170: agency, operation, force, working, strain, function, office, maintenance, exercise, work, swing, play; interworking, interaction; ... show more

Dutch: werking



2 operation

A business especially one run on a large scale.

3 operation

A planned activity involving many people performing various actions.

4 operation

computer science Data processing in which the result is completely specified by a rule (especially the processing that results from a single instruction).

5 operation

Activity by a military or naval force (as a maneuver or campaign):
— It was a joint operation of the navy and air force.

synonym: military operation.

Dutch: operatie
Polish: operacja, działania

6 operation

A medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body:
— They will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available.

synonyms: surgery, surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process.

Roget 662: remedy, help, cure, redress; medicine, medicament; diagnosis, medical examination; medical treatment; surgery; preventive medicine.    [medical devices] clinical thermometer, ... show more

Dutch: chirurgie, spreekkamer, heelkunde, operatiekamer, operatie
Polish: operacja

7 operation

A process or series of acts especially of a practical or mechanical nature involved in a particular form of work:
— The operations in building a house.
— Certain machine tool operations.

synonym: procedure.

Roget 680: action, performance; doing, etc. v.; perpetration; exercise, excitation; movement, operation, evolution, work; labor ... show more

Dutch: bediening

8 operation

Process or manner of functioning or operating:
— The power of its engine determines its operation.
— The plane's operation in high winds.

synonyms: functioning, performance.

Dutch: bedrijf, werking
Polish: osiąg

9 operation

psychology The performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents:
— The cognitive operation of remembering.

synonyms: cognitive operation, cognitive process, mental process, process.

Polish: proces psychiczny

10 operation

mathematics Calculation by mathematical methods:
— They were learning the basic operations of arithmetic.

synonyms: mathematical operation, mathematical process.

Polish: działanie, działanie matematyczne, operacja

11 operation

The activity of operating something (a machine or business etc.).


Moby thesaurus: accomplished fact, accomplishment, achievement, act, acta, acting, action, activism, activity, adventure, affair, amphibious operations, amputation, anastomotic operation, appliance, application, attempt, behavior, bloodless operation, blow ... show more.

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