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operation
n. 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"
operation
n. the state of being in effect or being operative; "that rule is no longer in operation"
operation
n. the activity of operating something (a machine or business etc.); "her smooth operation of the vehicle gave us a surprisingly comfortable ride"
operation
n. (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"
military operation, operation
n. activity by a military or naval force (as a maneuver or campaign); "it was a joint operation of the navy and air force"
procedure, operation
n. 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"
mathematical operation, mathematical process, operation
n. (mathematics) calculation by mathematical methods; "the problems at the end of the chapter demonstrated the mathematical processes involved in the derivation"; "they were learning the basic operations of arithmetic"
performance, functioning, operation
n. process or manner of functioning or operating; "the power of its engine determines its operation"; "the plane's operation in high winds"; "they compared the cooking performance of each oven"; "the jet's performance conformed to high standards"
cognitive operation, mental process, cognitive process, operation, process
n. (psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents; "the process of thinking"; "the cognitive operation of remembering"
surgical process, surgical procedure, surgical operation, surgery, operation
n. 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"
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Fuzzynyms (26)
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business enterprise, commercial enterprise, business
n. the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects; "computers are now widely used in business"
dealings, dealing, transaction
n. the act of transacting within or between groups (as carrying on commercial activities); "no transactions are possible without him"; "he has always been honest is his dealings with me"
handling
n. manual (or mechanical) carrying or moving or delivering or working with something
application
n. the action of putting something into operation; "the application of maximum thrust"; "massage has far-reaching medical applications"; "the application of indexes to tables of data"
motility, move, movement, motion
n. a change of position that does not entail a change of location; "the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise"; "movement is a sign of life"; "an impatient move of his hand"; "gastrointestinal motility"
subdivision
n. the act of subdividing; division of something previously divided
division
n. the act or process of dividing
process, procedure
n. a particular course of action intended to achieve a result; "the procedure of obtaining a driver's license"; "it was a process of trial and error"
position
n. (in team sports) the role assigned to an individual player; "what position does he play?"
committal, commission, perpetration
n. the act of committing a crime
performance
n. the act of presenting a play or a piece of music or other entertainment; "we congratulated him on his performance at the rehearsal"; "an inspired performance of Mozart's C minor concerto"
dealings, dealing, transaction
n. the act of transacting within or between groups (as carrying on commercial activities); "no transactions are possible without him"; "he has always been honest is his dealings with me"
application, lotion
n. liquid preparation having a soothing or antiseptic or medicinal action when applied to the skin; "a lotion for dry skin"
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