from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Mathematical or scientific analysis of a process or operation, used in making decisions.
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- noun operations The application of
scientific methodsand techniquesto problemsof decision making, especially in business managementand government administration.
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- noun research designed to determine most efficient way to do something
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