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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

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

Skill is the unified force of experience, intellect and passion in their operation.
John Ruskin

It is not good enough for things to be planned - they still have to be done; for the intention to become a reality, energy has to be launched into operation.
Walt Kelly

The Texas Energy Office's Loan Star Program has reduced building energy consumption and taxpayers' energy costs through the efficient operation of public buildings, saving taxpayers more than $172 million through energy efficiency projects.
Rosa DeLauro
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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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