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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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