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noun (plural: operations)
  1. the method by which a device performs its function. (It is dangerous to look at the beam of a laser while it is in .)
  2. the method or practice by which actions are done. (We run our from a storefront.)
  3. (medicine) a surgical procedure. (She had an to remove her appendix.)
  4. (mathematics) a procedure for generating a value from one or more other values (the operands; the value for any particular operands is unique)
  5. (military) a military campaign (w:Operation Desert Storm)
Etymology: :from Latin operari, to work , from opus, operis, work


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