Hyphenation of operation

Wondering how to hyphenate the English word operation? This word can be hyphenated and contains 4 syllables as shown below.


Definitions of operation:

The state of being in effect or being operative
That rule is no longer in operation
A business especially one run on a large scale
A large-scale farming operation A multinational operation They paid taxes on every stage of the operation They had to consolidate their operations
A planned activity involving many people performing various actions
They organized a rescue operation The biggest police operation in French history Running a restaurant is quite an operation Consolidate the companies various operations
(computer science) data processing in which the result is completely specified by a rule (especially the processing that results from a single instruction)
It can perform millions of operations per second
Activity by a military or naval force (as a maneuver or campaign)
It was a joint operation of the navy and air force
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
A process or series of acts especially of a practical or mechanical nature involved in a particular form of work
The operations in building a house Certain machine tool operations
Process or manner of functioning or operating
The 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
(psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity
An operation that affects mental contents The process of thinking The cognitive operation of remembering
(mathematics) calculation by mathematical methods
The problems at the end of the chapter demonstrated the mathematical processes involved in the derivation They were learning the basic operations of arithmetic
The activity of operating something (a machine or business etc.)
Her smooth operation of the vehicle gave us a surprisingly comfortable ride

Synonyms of operation:

nounbusiness activity, commercial activity
noun activity
noun procedure, work
noun action, activity, activeness
noun surgery, surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, medical procedure
nounmilitary operation, activity
noundata processing
noun functioning, performance, process
nounmathematical process, mathematical operation, calculation, computation, computing
noun process, cognitive process, mental process, cognitive operation, cognition, knowledge, noesis
noun activity

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