Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Operation"

The meaning of "Operation" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does execute operation "arclight" mean?
A: Execute means initiate or begin. Begin Operation Arc Light.
Inizia l'operazione Arc Light.
Q: What does waking up from the operation mean?
A: When you gain consciousness after being unconscious(due to anesthesia). Operation is a medical surgery.
Q: What does in out operation mean?
A: Out of operation means that it no longer works or not being used anymore.
Q: What does the operation of 〜 mean?
A: approximation/ approximately

Synonyms of "Operation" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between During operation and During operating ?
A: "I make sure to focus during operations."

"I make sure to follow the correct process during operating procedures."
Q: What is the difference between operation and operating ?
A: Operation is:
Make this operation on pc to me please

Operating: I'm operating a machine
Q: What is the difference between I'm supposed to have an operation on my throat. and I'm scheduled to have an operation on my throat. ?
A: the first sentence means that you need to, or are going to have an operation on your throat but maybe you don't know when that is going to happen.

the second sentence means you have arranged a specific date on which you are going to have the operation performed.
Q: What is the difference between operation and surgery ?
A: "Operation" has a very general meaning, it can refer to medical procedures involving surgery, but it can also refer to other activities, processes, or missions.

"Surgery" is specifically an operation that involves making a medical incision (cut) or the use of medical tools to manipulate wounds or internal parts of the body.

In UK English specifically, "surgery" also has another meaning that is roughly equivalent to the US term "doctor's office". It basically refers to a place where patients receive medical advice and treatment from a particular doctor (or dentist).
Q: What is the difference between operation and surgery ?
A: In medicine, they often have the same meaning. They both can be used when a doctor is cutting open your body to try to fix something. There are some differences:

1. Operation is a "countable noun" (可算名詞), surgery is (usually) a "mass noun" (不可算名詞).
Examples:
I needed an operation on my hip.
I needed surgery on my hip.
He's had several operations.
He's had a lot of surgery.

2. Surgery can also refer to this type of work in general.
In these sentences, we cannot substitute the word "operation" for "surgery":
Surgery has become more advanced.
He specializes in plastic surgery.
Doctors study for many years to learn surgery.

3. "Operation" is a more general word for any practical or mechanical process. For this reason, you might see "surgical operation" used sometimes. "Surgery" is specific to medicine, so "surgical operation" makes it clear that it is a medical type of "operation".

Translations of "Operation"

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? The entire operation lasted around 30 minutes ? Iski hindi kya hogi ?
A: 30 minutes tak pura operation chalta raha.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 請問你們的營業時間是什麼時候 what is your operation time?
A: What is your business hours?
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? oversaw the daily operation of exportation process with the new markets

Other questions about "Operation"

Q: 拭き取り作業手順(要領書)
Wiping operation's procedures does this sound natural?
A: "Wiping procedures (Instruction Manual)" I think this sounds more natural.
Q: If you don't get over the operation, you will die. does this sound natural?
A: I wouldn't use get over in this specific context, I'd say something like:

if you don't get through the operation, you'll die.

It doesn't sound right using "get over" in this case, but maybe it's just me 😅
Q: The operation will be finish after two hours, does this sound natural?
A: @jimves: yes
Q: I'm reading an operation record. There are three staff names: surgeon's, assistant's and sister's names. What is "sister" here?
A: sister = a senior female nurse
Q: execute an operation to,from and in given body of water...... What does it mean?
A: It's a little broken but I think I understand what you mean now.

The Navy will execute operations on the surface or under any body of water. The sentence is really strange. I would say it like this.

The Navy executes it operations on any body of water; on the surface or below in the depths. Hope this helped.

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