operating

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operating

adjective

: relating to the way a machine, vehicle, device, etc., functions or is used and controlled

: relating to the way a business, department, program, etc., functions or is controlled

Full Definition of OPERATING

:  of, relating to, or used for or in operations <operating expenses> <a hospital operating room>

Examples of OPERATING

  1. <the only operating nuclear power plant in the state>

First Known Use of OPERATING

1808

op·er·at·ing

adjective \ˈäp-(ə-)ˌrāt-iŋ\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of OPERATING

: of, relating to, or used for operations <a hospital operating room> <operating scissors>

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