Operation vs Unity - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between operation and unity
is that operation
is the method by which a device performs its function while unity
is (uncountable) oneness; the state or fact of being one undivided entity.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
The method by which a device performs its function.
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
- It is dangerous to look at the beam of a laser while it is in operation .
- The pain and sickness caused by manna are the effects of its operation on the stomach.
A planned undertaking.
- Speculative painting, without the assistance of manual operation , can never attain to perfection.
- The police ran an operation to get vagrants off the streets.
A business or organization.
- The ''Katrina'' relief operation was considered botched.
- We run our operation from a storefront.
(medicine) a surgical procedure.
- They run a multinational produce-supply operation .
(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.
- She had an operation to remove her appendix.
- The bards had great operation on the vulgar.
(uncountable) Oneness; the state or fact of being one undivided entity.
* 1846 ,
- If any literary work is too long to be read at one sitting, we must be content to dispense with the immensely important effect derivable from unity of impression - for, if two sittings be required, the affairs of the world interfere, and everything like totality is at once destroyed.
, date=October 1
, author=Saj Chowdhury
, title=Wolverhampton 1 - 2 Newcastle
, work=BBC Sport
, passage=Alan Pardew's current squad has been put together with a relatively low budget but the resolve and unity
within the team is priceless.}}
A single undivided thing, seen as complete in itself.
* 1999 , Joyce Crick, translating Sigmund Freud, The Interpretation of Dreams , Oxford 2008, p. 137:
(drama) Any of the three classical rules of drama (unity of action, unity of place, and unity of time).`
(mathematics) Any element of a set or field that behaves under a given operation as the number 1 behaves under multiplication.
(legal) The peculiar characteristics of an estate held by several in joint tenancy.
- If a single day has brought us two or more experiences suitable to initiate a dream, the dream will unite references to them both into a single whole; it obeys a compulsion to form a unity out of them .
* (oneness) plurality, multiplicity, disunity