operation

Definitions

General English

General Science

  • noun an action or set of actions taken to make something work
  • noun an organised activity designed to achieve something

Accounting

  • noun an activity or a piece of work, or the task of running something

Aviation

  • noun the process of making something work

Computing

  • noun the working of a machine
  • noun a series of actions performed by a computer in response to an instruction
  • noun a mathematical process, e.g. subtraction

Electronics

  • The act, process, or state of functioning or being functional. Also, the manner in which something functions.
  • One or more steps within a specific task or process. Also, a complete sequence within a task or process.
  • The action or actions resulting from a single computer instruction.
  • A function which a logical operator performs. Also called logical operation.

Medical

  • noun the way in which something operates
  • noun a surgical procedure carried out to repair or remove a damaged body part
  • noun the way in which a drug acts

Military

  • noun a planned military task

Publishing

  • noun the organisation and work in a business
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