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Synonyms for operation

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

Synonyms for operation

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

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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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The events described are classified under what the authors believed were the main failure that led to the accident: blind operations, design, external causes, inspection and maintenance, knowledge and training, lack of hazard identification, management of change, not learning from near misses, operating practices, permit to work systems, emergency response, and human factors.
Having sold the last of its lost making blind operations last year, the clean floorcovering distribution group should lay full-year pre-tax profits of pounds 32.2 million on sales of pounds 400 million, says Arden.
Headlam yesterday proved it still has a spring in its step at its floorcovering business, with profits up nearly five-fold, having sold the last of its loss-making blind operations last year.