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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 op·er·a·tion /ˌɑpəˈreʃən/
 運轉,運作,工作,生效,起作用;手術,開刀;軍事行動,作戰

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 op·er·a·tion /ˌɑpəˈreʃən/ 名詞
 操作,運行,手術

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 operation
 故障偏安運

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 operation
 運算; 操作; 作業; 動作; 運算指令; 操作指令 OP; OPER

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 operation
 空操作指令; 空操作

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 operation
 運算暫存器

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 operation
 p作業

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 operation
 操作碼部分

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 operation
 作業時間

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 operation
 V 作業

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 operation
 "與'操作

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 operation
 組合程式虛擬操作

From: Network Terminology

 operation
 作業 操作 運算

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Op·er·a·tion n.
 1. The act or process of operating; agency; the exertion of power, physical, mechanical, or moral.
    The pain and sickness caused by manna are the effects of its operation on the stomach.   --Locke.
    Speculative painting, without the assistance of manual operation, can never attain to perfection.   --Dryden.
 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. [Obs.]
    The bards . . . had great operation on the vulgar.   --Fuller.
 5. Math. Something to be done; some transformation to be made upon quantities or mathematical objects, the transformation being indicated either by rules or symbols.
 6. Surg. 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.
 Calculus of operations. See under Calculus.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 operation
      n 1: 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"
      2: 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"
      3: 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" [syn: procedure]
      4: the state of being in effect or being operative; "that rule
         is no longer in operation"
      5: 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" [syn: surgery, surgical operation, surgical
         procedure, surgical process]
      6: activity by a military or naval force (as a maneuver or
         campaign); "it was a joint operation of the navy and air
         force" [syn: military operation]
      7: (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"
      8: process or manner of functioning or operating; "the power of
         its engine determine 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" [syn: functioning, performance]
      9: (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" [syn: mathematical
         process, mathematical operation]
      10: (psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive
          activity; an operation that affects mental contents; "the
          process of thinking"; "the cognitive operation of
          remembering" [syn: process, cognitive process, mental
          process, cognitive operation]
      11: the activity of operating something (a machine or business
          etc.); "her smooth operation of the vehicle gave us a
          surprisingly comfortable ride"