o.p

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O.P.

1
Order of Preachers (Dominican).

Origin:
< Latin Ōrdō Praedicātōrum

O.P.

2
1.
observation post.
2.
British Theater, opposite prompt.
3.
out of print.

o.p.

out of print.

opposite prompt

noun Chiefly British Theater.
the offstage area to the right as one faces the audience. Abbreviation: O.P.
Also, opposite prompt side.
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OP
 
abbreviation for
1.  military observation post
2.  Ordo Praedicatorum (the Dominicans)
3.  organophosphate
 
[(for sense 2) Latin: Order of Preachers]

o.p. or O.P.
 
abbreviation for
out of print
 
O.P. or O.P.
 
abbreviation for

opposite prompt
 
n
theatre another name for stage right See prompt

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op

/op/ n.
1. In England and Ireland, common verbal abbreviation for `operator', as in system operator. Less common in the U.S., where sysop seems to be preferred.
2. [IRC] Someone who is endowed with privileges on IRC, not limited to a particular channel. These are generally people who are in charge of the IRC server at their particular site. Sometimes used interchangeably with CHOP. Compare sysop.
American Heritage
Abbreviations & Acronyms
op
  1. operation

  2. operative

  3. operator

  4. opportunity

Op
  1. operation

  2. op[tical] art

OP
  1. observation post

  2. operate (shortwave transmission)

  3. operator (shortwave transmission)

  4. Order of Preachers

  5. out of print

  6. outpatient

o.p.
out of print
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