a specially equipped room, usually in a hospital, where surgical procedures are performed.
operating room n.
A room equipped for performing surgical operations.
noun, Computers. 1. the collection of software that directs a computer’s operations, controlling and scheduling the execution of other programs, and managing storage, input/output, and communication resources. Abbreviation: OS. noun 1. the set of software that controls the overall operation of a computer system, typically by performing such tasks as memory allocation, job scheduling, and […]
- Operating table
noun 1. the table on which the patient lies during a surgical operation
- Operating theatre
noun 1. a room in which surgical operations are performed
[op-uh-rey-shuh n] /ˌɒp əˈreɪ ʃən/ noun 1. an act or instance, process, or manner of functioning or operating. 2. the state of being operative (usually preceded by in or into): a rule no longer in operation. 3. the power to act; efficacy, influence, or force. 4. the exertion of force, power, or influence; agency: the […]