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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

op′erating room`(n.)

  1. (n.)a specially equipped room, usually in a hospital, where surgical procedures are performed. Abbr.: OR

    Category: Surgery, Medicine

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. operating room(noun)ˈɒp əˌreɪt

    the room in which surgeons do operations

    He was taken straight into the operating room.


  1. operating room(Noun)

    a room in a hospital used for performing surgery


  1. Operating Room

    A room in a health care facility equipped for the performance of surgical operations and procedures.

Translations for operating room

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

operating room(noun)

(sometimes theatre ) the room in a hospital in which operations are performed.

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