There are 2 main definitions of op in English:

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op 1

Pronunciation: /ɒp/


1A surgical operation: a minor op
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  • More worrying is that they are encouraged to use national health beds and operating theaters to do private ops the next day.
  • Next month, she will have been off booze and cocaine for three years and ops to rebuild her nose have been a success.
  • ‘It varies from traumatic amputation landmine injuries, gunshot wounds, motor vehicle accidents or elective cases through to minor ops,’ he said.
1.1 (ops) Military operations: [as modifier]: the ops room
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  • I'm not sure why, other than many critics don't know squat about military ops.
  • Third, I think it's interesting to note that the CIA is one of the leading employers taking personnel away from military special ops.
  • Weather has a huge impact on military ops, ‘from the mud to the sun’ as they say.
2A radio or telephone operator.
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  • When you have those ops interconnected with each other, you are going to get quality problems, and I think that's one of the major issues at the moment.
  • It's a tricky equation - one few cable ops can afford to lose.
  • The question for cable ops is who can get and keep that digital box into the home, and who can make more incremental cash flow?

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OP 2


2(In the theatre) opposite prompt.
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  • The staging was such that the trees were drip-fed onto the stage from the downstage OP corner, with those in the downstage line receiving the trees and then passing them back to the assorted soldiers and villagers behind them.
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  • The results showed that cumulative OP exposure from about two-dozen foods often exceeded a child's acceptable Reference Dose (RfD).
  • Fresh and processed apples account for over one-half of total OP exposure and risk for children.
  • If EPA stays on course, most high-risk OP exposures will be either eliminated or dramatically reduced.
4(In the Roman Catholic Church) Order of Preachers (Dominican).
Latin Ordo Praedicatorum
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  • Maciej Zieba, OP, Hittinger himself, and others gave lectures on Catholic social thought to two dozen senior undergraduate and graduate students from America and Eastern Europe.
  • Jackie Hudson, OP, 67, entered the Grand Rapids Dominicans on Sept.8, 1952.
  • Ardeth Platte, OP, 66, became a Grand Rapids Dominican Sister on Sept.8, 1954.
5(In online forums or comment pages) original post (or poster).
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  • I was surprised at the tone of the OP.
  • To answer the OP, good books do it for me.
  • To the OP: I hope you will continue to explore this venue.
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