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Definition of Operation

Operation

  1. The act or process of operating; agency; the exertion of power, physical, mechanical, or moral.
  2. The method of working; mode of action.
  3. That which is operated or accomplished; an effect brought about in accordance with a definite plan; as, military or naval operations.
  4. Effect produced; influence.
  5. Something to be done; some transformation to be made upon quantities, the transformation being indicated either by rules or symbols.
  6. 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.

Operation Quotations

Occurrences in this domain are beyond the reach of exact prediction because of the variety of factors in operation, not because of any lack of order in nature.
Albert Einstein

The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency.
Bill Gates

Alcohol is the anesthesia by which we endure the operation of life.
George Bernard Shaw

I have a company that is not Microsoft, called Corbis. Corbis is the operation that merged with Bettman Archives. It has nothing to do with Microsoft. It was intentionally done outside of Microsoft because Microsoft isn't interested.
Bill Gates

We've protected thousands of people in Libya; we have not seen a single U.S. casualty; there's no risks of additional escalation. This operation is limited in time and in scope.
Barack Obama
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Operation Translations

operation in Afrikaans is operasie
operation in Dutch is bewerking, operatie, ingreep
operation in German is Arbeitsablauf {m}, Betrieb, Arbeitsgang {m}
operation in Italian is fase di lavorazione, operazione, servizio
operation in Spanish is operacion

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