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Noun
/ˌäpəˈrāSHən/,
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operations, plural;
  1. The fact or condition of functioning or being active
    • - the construction and operation of power stations
    • - some of these ideas could be put into operation
  2. An active process; a discharge of a function
    • - the operations of the mind
  3. A business organization; a company
    • - he reopened his operation under a different name
  4. An activity in which such an organization is involved
    • - the company is selling most of its commercial banking operations
  5. An act of surgery performed on a patient

  6. A piece of organized and concerted activity involving a number of people, esp. members of the armed forces or the police
    • - a rescue operation
    • - military operations
  7. Preceding a code name for such an activity
    • - Operation Desert Storm
  8. A process in which a number, quantity, expression, etc., is altered or manipulated according to formal rules, such as those of addition, multiplication, and differentiation


  1. the state of being in effect or being operative; "that rule is no longer in operation"
  2. a business especially one run on a large scale; "a large-scale farming operation"; "a multinational operation"; "they paid taxes on every stage of the operation"; "they had to consolidate their operations"
  3. (computer science) data processing in which the result is completely specified by a rule (especially the processing that results from a single instruction); "it can perform millions of operations per second"
  4. activity by a military or naval force (as a maneuver or campaign); "it was a joint operation of the navy and air force"
  5. 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"; "he died while undergoing surgery"
  6. 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"
  7. Operation is a battery-operated game of physical skill that tests players' hand-eye co-ordination and fine motor skills. Originally made by Milton Bradley, and currently made by Hasbro it has been in production since 1965, the year in which the game was invented by John Spinello.
  8. In its simplest meaning in mathematics and logic, an operation is an action or procedure which produces a new value from one or more input values. There are two common types of operations: unary and binary. Unary operations involve only one value, such as negation and trigonometric functions. ...
  9. This article describes three distinct, but related terms: military operations, Operations as military events, and operational level of war.
  10. In logic and mathematics, a finitary operation ω is a function of the form ω : X1 × … × X'k → Y. The sets X'j are the called the domains of the operation, the set Y is called the codomain of the operation, and the fixed non-negative integer k is called the arity of the operation. ...
  11. The Operation M.D. (formerly The Operation) is a Canadian rock band created by Dr. Dynamite (Cone of Sum 41) and Dr. Rocco (Todd Morse of H2O and Juliette and the Licks) as a side project to their other bands. ...
  12. This article is a list of episodes from The Golden Girls.
  13. The method by which a device performs its function; The method or practice by which actions are done; A planned undertaking; A business or organization; a surgical procedure; a procedure for generating a value from one or more other values (the operands; the value for any particular operands ...
  14. (operate) To perform a work or labour; to exert power or strength, physical or mechanical; to act; To produce an appropriate physical effect; to issue in the result designed by nature; especially (Med. ...
  15. operated by the means specified e.g. a battery-operated toy
  16. The operations of a class define what an object does.
  17. (operations) A term that includes manufacturing but is usually broadened to include procurement, physical distribution, and, for services, management of the offices or other areas where the services are provided. Supply management.
  18. (Operations) refers to the recurring activities of an organization directed toward producing a product or rendering a service. such activities may include, but are not limited to, marketing, sales, production, purchasing, human resources, finance and accounting, and governmental assistance. ...
  19. Operations are clearly defined actions that allow users to manipulate the data and structures of a database. The operations on a database must adhere to a pre-defined set of integrity rules.
  20. (Operations) Activities required to carry out the operating objectives of a council and performed by operational volunteers and/or employed staff, who are ultimately accountable to the CEO.
  21. (operations) actions performed by class objects
  22. (OPERATIONS) COORDINATION CENTER (OCC) – The primary facility of the Multi-Agency Coordination System.  It houses staff and equipment necessary to perform MAC functions.
  23. (OPERATIONS) Within EOSDIS, those activities di-rectly related to the acquisition, archiving, distribution, and processing of mission-related information. Source: EPO.
  24. (Operations (OPS)) The office at the airport which coordinates equipment and supplies for the airline.
  25. (Operations (Ops)) An operational office that directs, schedules and monitors air combat missions.