Operation vs Unity - What's the difference?

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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?

operation

Noun

(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.

    Synonyms

    * (mathematics) * (mathematics)

    Derived terms

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    Anagrams

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    unity

    English

    (wikipedia unity)

    Noun

  • (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.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=October 1 , author=Saj Chowdhury , title=Wolverhampton 1 - 2 Newcastle , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , 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:
  • 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 .
  • (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.
  • Antonyms

    * (oneness) plurality, multiplicity, disunity