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Operation meaning

operation - 9 dictionary results

  1. 1. a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; " they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; " he died while undergoing surgery"
  2. 2. ( psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents; " the process of thinking"; " the cognitive operation of remembering"
  3. 3. The act or process of operating; agency; the exertion of power, physical, mechanical, or moral.
  4. 4. The method of working; mode of action.
  5. 5. That which is operated or accomplished; an effect brought about in accordance with a definite plan; as, military or naval operations.
  6. 6. Effect produced; influence.
  7. 7. Something to be done; some transformation to be made upon quantities, the transformation being indicated either by rules or symbols.
  8. 8. Any methodical action of the hand, or of the hand with instruments, on the human body, to produce a curative or remedial effect, as in amputation, etc.
  9. 9. Agency; influence; action; surgical act.

operation - examples of usage

  1. Again he felt certain that another brain had put the plan in operation.
  2. After the operation was over, I followed her downstairs to where she was standing with her father in front of the building, waiting for their carriage. - "The Crisis, Volume 6", Winston Churchill.
  3. This last operation was her great delight. - "Stories of Animal Sagacity", W.H.G. Kingston.
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