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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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On a rough bench in the corner, a couple of woolly-headed boys, with glistening black eyes and fat shining cheeks, were busy in superintending the first walking operations of the baby, which, as is usually the case, consisted in getting up on its feet, balancing a moment, and then tumbling down,--each successive failure being violently cheered, as something decidedly clever.
By this time, Master George had arrived at that pass to which even a boy can come (under uncommon circumstances, when he really could not eat another morsel), and, therefore, he was at leisure to notice the pile of woolly heads and glistening eyes which were regarding their operations hungrily from the opposite corner.
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.
The solution: Outsourcing-specifically, outsourcing to experts the operation of custom security systems.
Operations must be standardized with the understanding that any operation is unique yet similar.
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.
Identify the main components and principles of operation of the paper machine system, from stock preparation through the final drying operation
When TDS selected a site for its land fill and composting operations, it picked the 1,200-acre Creedmore Ranch to minimize the effect the operation would have on nearby residents.
Since the beginning of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Noble Eagle, the contributions made by members of AFSOC are incredible, and serve as an indication of your unwavering commitment to service.
The company later expanded its outsourcing ventures to include help desk assistance, personal computer repair assistance and a disaster recovery operation.
Since the end of the Gulf War much revisionist assessments of the success of this particular coalition operation have been written.
An extension of expropriation coverage includes forced abandonment (an investor's complete and necessary abandonment of the foreign operation and its assets as a result of its own government issuing an advisory to that effect).
Airplanes sent to Zaire by Operation Blessing, Pat Robertson's tax-exempt humanitarian organization, were used almost exclusively for the televangelist's diamond mining operation, say two pilots who flew them.
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