Operation vs Rollback - What's the difference?

operation | rollback |

As nouns the difference between operation and rollback

is that operation is the method by which a device performs its function while rollback is a return to a prior state.

As a verb rollback is

(nonstandard) to roll back.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?



(en noun)
  • The method by which a device performs its function.
  • It is dangerous to look at the beam of a laser while it is in operation .
  • The method or practice by which actions are done.
  • The act or process of operating; agency; the exertion of power, physical, mechanical, or moral.
  • * John Locke
  • The pain and sickness caused by manna are the effects of its operation on the stomach.
  • * Dryden
  • Speculative painting, without the assistance of manual operation , can never attain to perfection.
  • A planned undertaking.
  • The police ran an operation to get vagrants off the streets.
    The ''Katrina'' relief operation was considered botched.
  • A business or organization.
  • We run our operation from a storefront.
    They run a multinational produce-supply operation .
  • (medicine) a surgical procedure.
  • She had an operation to remove her appendix.
  • (computing, logic, mathematics) a procedure for generating a value from one or more other values (the operands).
  • (military) a military campaign (e.g. )
  • (obsolete) Effect produced; influence.
  • * Fuller
  • The bards had great operation on the vulgar.


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    (en verb)
  • (nonstandard) To roll back.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • A return to a prior state.
  • A withdrawal of military forces.
  • (computing) An operation which returns a database, or group of records in a database, to a previous state (normally to the previous commit point).
  • An event caused by a roller coaster failing to reach the top of a hill.
  • a form of flatbed truck adapted or designed specifically as a or for transporting other vehicles
  • Synonyms

    * (form of flatbed truck) slide truck