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Synonyms for operation

Synonyms for operation

the way in which a machine or other thing performs or functions

Synonyms for operation

the state of being in effect or being operative

a business especially one run on a large scale

a planned activity involving many people performing various actions

a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments

a process or series of acts especially of a practical or mechanical nature involved in a particular form of work


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process or manner of functioning or operating

the activity of operating something (a machine or business etc.)

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and so, without a moment's delay, we began the operation.
When we stopped the operation, he attended to Lucy, whilst I applied digital pressure to my own incision.
Certainly, more important operations than that have been performed,” observed Richard; “the encyclopaedia mentions much more incredible circumstances than that, as, I dare say, you know, Dr.
Captain Jonathan Blomsberry (cousin-german of Colonel Blomsberry, one of the most ardent supporters of the Gun Club, who had married an aunt of the captain and daughter of an honorable Kentucky merchant)-- Captain Blomsberry could not have wished for finer weather in which to bring to a close his delicate operations of sounding.
To the corvette Susquehanna had been confided the first operations of sounding.
I fancy I see my brave countrymen encamped at the bottom of some valley, on the borders of a Selenite stream, near a projectile half-buried by its fall amid volcanic rubbish, Captain Nicholl beginning his leveling operations, President Barbicane writing out his notes, and Michel Ardan embalming the lunar solitudes with the perfume of his "
nor was it, perhaps, strictly decent) to be present at the operation on Jones.
His operations, and a long dialogue between Sophia and her maid.
I found that the berries were spoiled by this operation, and the nuts and roots much improved.
A strange multiplicity of sensations seized me, and I saw, felt, heard, and smelt at the same time; and it was, indeed, a long time before I learned to distinguish between the operations of my various senses.
They were such as all undertakings of the kind, involving combined operations by sea and land, are liable to.
Army Space and Missile Defense Command/ARSTRAT is the Army's proponent for space and missile defense and is responsible for the operation of Reagan Test Site and other facilities located at Kwajalein Atoll.
Operation Gratitude is a San Fernando Valley-based group that has sent more than 100,000 care packages to military personnel since it was founded by Blashek, 50, in 2003.
While participating in Operation Moonlight on 19 December 2005, the Griffins flew Iraqi forces from the 1st Brigade, 1st Iraqi Army Division, along with their Marine advisors from 3rd Battalion, 6th Marines, in support of large-scale operations east of Ubaydi, in western Anbar province.
In an era of tighter process controls and lean manufacturing techniques, metalcasting facilities continuously are looking to enhance their overall operation from design to shipment.
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