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operation
n. the activity of operating something (a machine or business etc.); "her smooth operation of the vehicle gave us a surprisingly comfortable ride"
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"
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"
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"
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"
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"
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"
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"
operation
n. the state of being in effect or being operative; "that rule is no longer in operation"
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"
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Fuzzynyms (26)
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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"
division
n. the act or process of dividing
subdivision
n. the act of subdividing; division of something previously divided
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"
handling
n. manual (or mechanical) carrying or moving or delivering or working with something
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
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"
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"
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"
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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