operating room, OR, operating theater, operating theatre, surgery(noun)
a room in a hospital equipped for the performance of surgical operations
"great care is taken to keep the operating rooms aseptic"
a room in a hospital used for performing surgery
A room in a health care facility equipped for the performance of surgical operations and procedures.
The numerical value of operating room in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of operating room in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We didn’t know until the minute they rolled him into the operating room that yes, it was an actual match.
We had a few very difficult moments in the operating room, a few very dangerous moments, but we came through OK. He’s now in a position where he is no longer in danger, and this is no longer life threatening.
This gives me the ability to see on this model better than I will in the operating room. for Violet, I actually modified my osteotomies (bone cuts) based on something that I was able to see happening in the model.
There's no question as I haven't spent a lot of time schmoozing and asking for big money and going to cocktail parties, but I've spent many a night in the operating room -- cold, sterile place with a little child's life on the line working very hard to preserve that, you know, it's a very different kind of experience.
He is an extraordinary surgeon, extraordinarily passionate human being, but I disagree with the personalization of a set of policies that have been harmful, not only to African-Americans, but the country as a whole with any particular party. ... Dr. Carson stands like a giant in the operating room, but in the civil rights arena we would love to have more conservation with him about our positions.
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