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Engelsk navneord: operation

1. operation (om tilstand) the state of being in effect or being operative

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThat rule is no longer in operation.

Mindre specifikke termeraction, activeness, activity

Mere specifikke termercommission, idle, running

2. operation (om handling) a business especially one run on a large scale

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA large-scale farming operation.
A multinational operation.
They paid taxes on every stage of the operation.
They had to consolidate their operations.

Mindre specifikke termerbusiness activity, commercial activity

3. operation (om handling) a planned activity involving many people performing various actions

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey organized a rescue operation.
The biggest police operation in French history.
Running a restaurant is quite an operation.
Consolidate the companies various operations.

Mindre specifikke termeractivity

Mere specifikke termerrescue operation, undercover operation

4. operation (om proces) (computer science) data processing in which the result is completely specified by a rule (especially the processing that results from a single instruction)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIt can perform millions of operations per second.

Mindre specifikke termerdata processing

Mere specifikke termeraccess, asynchronous operation, auxiliary operation, binary arithmetic operation, binary operation, boolean operation, computer operation, concurrent operation, consecutive operation, control function, control operation, dyadic operation, fixed-cycle operation, logic operation, logical operation, lookup, machine operation, memory access, monadic operation, multiplex operation, off-line operation, parallel operation, printing operation, search, sequential operation, serial operation, simultaneous operation, sort, sorting, synchronous operation, threshold operation, unary operation

Overordnet emneområdecomputer science, computing

5. operation (om handling) activity by a military or naval force (as a maneuver or campaign)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIt was a joint operation of the navy and air force.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)military operation

Mindre specifikke termeractivity

Mere specifikke termeramphibious operation, attack, campaign, combined operation, covert operation, information gathering, maneuver, manoeuvre, military campaign, military mission, mission, naval campaign, offence, offense, offensive, onrush, onset, onslaught, peacekeeping, peacekeeping mission, peacekeeping operation, psychological operation, psyop, reenforcement, reinforcement, simulated military operation, support

Eksempler på forekomster af mere specifikke termerArgonne, Argonne Forest, Meuse, Meuse River, Meuse-Argonne, Meuse-Argonne operation, Operation Desert Storm

Overordnet emneområdearmed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine

6. operation (om handling) a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available.
He died while undergoing surgery.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)surgery, surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process

Mindre specifikke termermedical procedure

Mere specifikke termerablation, amputation, anaplasty, angioplasty, arthroplasty, arthroscopy, brain surgery, castration, catheterisation, catheterization, cauterisation, cauterization, cautery, chemosurgery, craniotomy, cryosurgery, curettage, curettement, cutting out, D and C, debridement, decortication, dilatation and curettage, dilation and curettage, electrosurgery, enterostomy, enterotomy, enucleation, evisceration, excision, exenteration, extirpation, eye operation, eye surgery, fenestration, gastrectomy, gastroenterostomy, gastrostomy, haemorrhoidectomy, heart surgery, hemorrhoidectomy, hysterotomy, implantation, intestinal bypass, jejunostomy, major surgery, microsurgery, minor surgery, myotomy, myringectomy, myringoplasty, myringotomy, neurosurgery, orchiopexy, organ transplant, osteotomy, ostomy, palatopharyngoplasty, phlebectomy, photocoagulation, plastic surgery, polypectomy, PPP, purse-string operation, reconstructive surgery, resection, rhinotomy, rhizotomy, sex-change operation, Shirodkar's operation, sterilisation, sterilization, strabotomy, taxis, tracheostomy, tracheotomy, transplant, transplantation, transsexual surgery, trephination, tympanoplasty, UPPP, uranoplasty, uvulopalatopharyngoplasty, vasovasostomy, vivisection, wrong-site surgery

Omfatter disse specifikke termerhaemostasia, haemostasis, hemostasia, hemostasis, incision, section, surgical incision, suturing

Overordnet emneområdesurgery

Indenfor samme emneområdeablate, decorticate, freeze, hypophysectomise, hypophysectomize, suction, trepan

7. operation (om handling) a process or series of acts especially of a practical or mechanical nature involved in a particular form of work

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe operations in building a house.
Certain machine tool operations.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)procedure

Mindre specifikke termerwork

8. operation (om proces) process or manner of functioning or operating

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe 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.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)functioning, performance

Mindre specifikke termerphysical process, process

9. operation (om erkendelse) (psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe process of thinking.
The cognitive operation of remembering.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)cognitive operation, cognitive process, mental process, process

Mindre specifikke termercognition, knowledge, noesis

Mere specifikke termerbasic cognitive process, higher cognitive process

Overordnet emneområdepsychological science, psychology

10. operation (om handling) (mathematics) calculation by mathematical methods

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe problems at the end of the chapter demonstrated the mathematical processes involved in the derivation.
They were learning the basic operations of arithmetic.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)mathematical operation, mathematical process

Mindre specifikke termercalculation, computation, computing

Mere specifikke termerarithmetic operation, combination, construction, differentiation, exponentiation, integration, involution, matrix operation, maximization, permutation, relaxation, relaxation method

Overordnet emneområdemath, mathematics, maths

11. operation (om handling) the activity of operating something (a machine or business etc.)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHer smooth operation of the vehicle gave us a surprisingly comfortable ride.

Mindre specifikke termeractivity

Overordnet emneområdebusiness, business enterprise, commercial enterprise

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