Character 9
Hyphenation operating
Pronunciations /ˈɒpəɹeɪtɪŋ/

Definitions and meanings of "Operating"

What do we mean by operating?

To perform a work or labour; to exert power or strength, physical or mechanical; to act.

To produce an appropriate physical effect; to issue in the result designed by nature; especially to take appropriate effect on the human system.

To act or produce effect on the mind; to exert moral power or influence.

To perform some manual act upon a human body in a methodical manner, and usually with instruments, with a view to restore soundness or health, as in amputation, lithotomy, etc.

To deal in stocks or any commodity with a view to speculative profits.

To produce, as an effect; to cause.

To put into, or to continue in, operation or activity; to work.

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The word "operating" in example sentences

If you exclude realized gains and losses from both periods, our title operating margins improved dramatically from 7.8% last year to 12.2% this year.

But my recollection of Fischer Black is that he was more focused on what I call operating leverage, not financial leverage. ❋ Unknown (2009)

I think this is what you call operating without a hint of shame. ❋ Unknown (2009)

In another monastery, we find what they call the operating theater. ❋ Unknown (2008)

They bring him into what they called their operating room where chaos immediately ensues. ❋ Unknown (2003)

"Do you think all men who are what you call operating around are like that?" she asked. ❋ Charles Dudley Warner (1864)

Most founders lack the skills and the network to be effective CEOs, so the firm provides mentoring and what it calls "operating partners" and staff who help in areas such as recruiting, marketing, public relations and sales. ❋ Tomio Geron (2012)

Adjusted Operating Cash Flow is a non-GAAP measure which we define as operating income loss exclusive of depreciation, amortization, share-based compensation, restructuring and reorganization expenses and debt issuance costs.

We estimate that our free cash flow, which we define as operating cash flow less CapEx and dividends, will be in the range of $125 million to $150 million in fiscal year 2011.

So let me just break out the actual numbers, what I call the operating part of that other.

This is what we call operating at the "apex of the high-level performance pyramid": maximum speed, no compromises in technique. ❋ Unknown (2011)

Operating Income Before Interest, Depreciation and Amortization ( "OIBDA") is a non-GAAP financial measure, which we define as operating income before depreciation and amortization. ❋ Unknown (2010)

I think its also indicative of the first signs of what a few points of volume can do for operating margin growth in this type of a business what we call operating leverage and also a nice contribution from Black ❋ Unknown (2010)

Adjusted operating cash flow is a non-GAAP measure which we define as operating income (loss) exclusive of depreciation, amortization, share-based compensation, impairment, restructuring, integration and reorganization expenses and the effects on insurance recoveries and equipment impairment included in Other Operating Income. ❋ Unknown (2010)

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