[op-uh-rat-ik] /ˌɒp əˈræt ɪk/
of or relating to :
resembling or suitable for :
a voice of operatic caliber.
Usually, operatics. (used with a singular or plural verb)
of or relating to opera
histrionic or exaggerated
1749, from opera on model of dramatic.
[op-uh-rey-ting] /ˈɒp əˌreɪ tɪŋ/ adjective 1. used or engaged in performing : an operating surgeon. 2. of, for, or pertaining to : an operating budget. 3. of or relating to the proper of a machine, appliance, etc.: a manual of operating instructions. 4. Railroads. of, pertaining, or belonging to railroad workers, as engineers or firemen, […]
- Operating budget
noun 1. (accounting) a forecast of the sales revenue, production costs, overheads, cash flow, etc, of an organization, used to monitor its trading activities, usually for one year
noun 1. revenue from business operations after operating expenses are deducted from gross income.
- Operating microscope
operating microscope n. See surgical microscope.