One entry found for operation.
Main Entry: op·er·a·tion
Pronunciation: secondarystressäp-schwa-primarystressramacr-shschwan
Function: noun
1 : the act, process, method, or result of operating <does the whole operation without stopping> <the operation of a drug>
2 : the quality or state of being able to work or function <put a factory into operation>
3 : a procedure performed on a living body usually with medical instruments especially to restore health or repair damage or defect
4 : a mathematical or logical process (as addition or multiplication) for getting one mathematical expression from others according to a rule
5 : the process of putting military or naval forces into action <naval operations>
6 : a single step in a computer program
7 : a usually small business or establishment <ran a small operation>


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