open wound n.
A wound in which the injured tissues are exposed to the air.
1. Old Persian.
[op-er-uh-buh l, op-ruh-] /ˈɒp ər ə bəl, ˈɒp rə-/ adjective 1. that can be treated by a surgical . Compare (def 2). 2. capable of being put into use, , or practice. /ˈɒpərəbəl; ˈɒprə-/ adjective 1. capable of being treated by a surgical operation 2. capable of being operated 3. capable of being put into […]
[op-er-uh, op-ruh] /ˈɒp ər ə, ˈɒp rə/ noun 1. an extended dramatic composition, in which all parts are sung to instrumental accompaniment, that usually includes arias, choruses, and recitatives, and that sometimes includes ballet. Compare , . 2. the form or branch of musical and dramatic art represented by such compositions. 3. the score or […]
[op-er-uh boof, op-ruh; French aw-pey-ra boof] /ˈɒp ər ə ˈbuf, ˈɒp rə; French ɔ peɪ ra ˈbuf/ noun, plural opéra bouffes, opéras bouffe French, opéras bouffes [aw-pey-ra boof] /ɔ peɪ ra ˈbuf/ (Show IPA) 1. a comic opera, especially of farcical character. /ˈɒpərə ˈbuːf; French ɔpera buf/ noun (pl) opéras bouffes (French) (ɔpera buf) 1. […]