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Engelsk substantiv: 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 spesifikke uttrykkaction, activeness, activity

Mere spesifikke uttrykkcommission, 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 spesifikke uttrykkbusiness 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 spesifikke uttrykkactivity

Mere spesifikke uttrykkrescue operation, undercover operation

4. operation (om prosess) (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 spesifikke uttrykkdata processing

Mere spesifikke uttrykkaccess, 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 kategoricomputer 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.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)military operation

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkactivity

Mere spesifikke uttrykkamphibious 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 mere spesifikke uttrykkArgonne, Argonne Forest, Meuse, Meuse River, Meuse-Argonne, Meuse-Argonne operation, Operation Desert Storm

Overordnet kategoriarmed 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.

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

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkmedical procedure

Mere spesifikke uttrykkablation, 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 spesifikke uttrykkhaemostasia, haemostasis, hemostasia, hemostasis, incision, section, surgical incision, suturing

Overordnet kategorisurgery

Forekomster i samme kategoriablate, 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.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)procedure

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkwork

8. operation (om prosess) 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.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)functioning, performance

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkphysical process, process

9. operation (om erkjendelse) (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.

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

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkcognition, knowledge, noesis

Mere spesifikke uttrykkbasic cognitive process, higher cognitive process

Overordnet kategoripsychological 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.

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

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkcalculation, computation, computing

Mere spesifikke uttrykkarithmetic operation, combination, construction, differentiation, exponentiation, integration, involution, matrix operation, maximization, permutation, relaxation, relaxation method

Overordnet kategorimath, 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 spesifikke uttrykkactivity

Overordnet kategoribusiness, business enterprise, commercial enterprise

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