Definitions

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  • v. perform surgery on

Etymologies

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Examples

  • You see, Miss Tchelek, all foreign banks operate on a renewable yearly charter.

    Noble House

  • All heresies being now done away with us, these schismatists are merely atheists, differing from the material Atheist only in their belief that ` nothing made something, 'and from the material deist who believes that matter alone can operate on matter.

    Letters

  • While clinics usually operate on a sliding-fee scale and may provide access to top-notch practitioners who are in private practice elsewhere, your access to them will be limited and your time with them closely monitored.

    The Ups and Downs of Raising a Bipolar Child

  • Operators require some data to operate on and such data are called operands.

    A Byte of Python

  • He was one of the busiest medical officers in the Army, and he took the time, personally, to operate on an [u] [i] njured dog.

    Manuscript Draft: Walter Reed: Doctor in Uniform, by Laura Wood, [19 -- ]

  • He was a leading Paris surgeon, who had been called in to operate on Carl Andersen.

    Maigret at the Crossroads

  • Three U-boats would operate on the Western Approaches and in the Irish Sea to interdict the main Atlantic trade routes to Liverpool and the Bristol Channel ports.

    Castles of Steel

  • Juila Barr spent Monday night with me, went over to Mrs. Dortch's yesterday evening; we were agreeably surprised by Miss Kate Stone's return last night, she has not yet heard from her Mother, came out with Mrs. Templeton, (the lady whom she was visiting) who brought her daughters out for Dr. Temple to operate on their teeth.

    Diary, August 8, 1859-May 15, 1865.

  • You operate on the premise that it was only Montwright the guilty was after.

    Gentle Warrior

  • I never drew the cork till six months afterward, in a lonely camp, where, without anaesthetics, a doctor was compelled to operate on a man.

    Chapter 25

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