## OPERATION

### Operation

*The general operation as explained on this page should not be confused with the more specific operators on vector spaces. For a notion in elementary mathematics, see arithmetic operation.*

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### operation

#### Noun

- The method by which a device performs its function.
*It is dangerous to look at the beam of a laser while it is in***operation**.

- The method or practice by which actions are done.
- The act or process of operating; agency; the exertion of power, physical, mechanical, or moral.
- A planned undertaking.
*The police ran an***operation**to get vagrants off the streets.*The*Katrina*relief***operation**was considered botched.

- A business or organization.
*We run our***operation**from a storefront.*They run a multinational produce-supply***operation**.

- a surgical procedure.
*She had an***operation**to remove her appendix.

- a procedure for generating a value from one or more other values (the operands).
- a military campaign (e.g. '''')
- Effect produced; influence.

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