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op

[op] /ɒp/
noun
1.

OP

1.
observation post.
Also, O.P.

op-

1.
variant of ob- (by assimilation) before p:
oppose.

Op.

1.
opus.

op.

1.
2.
3.
4.
opus.

O.P.1

1.
Order of Preachers (Dominican).
Origin
< Latin Ōrdō Praedicātōrum

O.P.2

1.
observation post.
2.
British Theater, opposite prompt.
3.
out of print.
4.

o.p.

1.
out of print.
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British Dictionary definitions for op

OP

abbreviation
1.
(military) observation post
2.
Ordo Praedicatorum (the Dominicans)
3.
organophosphate
Word Origin
(for sense 2) Latin: Order of Preachers

op.

abbreviation
1.
operation
2.
opus
3.
operator
4.
operational

o.p.

abbreviation
1.
out of print
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Word Origin and History for op

op-

assimilated form of ob- before -p-.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Slang definitions & phrases for op

op

noun
  1. A telegrapher (1931+ Railroad)
  2. A private detective: one of your ops (1926+)
  3. Operations •In the plural: special ops

[fr operator or operative]


op

adjective

Other people's: OP. Other people's money

[1901+; perhaps a translation of Yiddish yenems]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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op in Technology

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/op/ 1. In England and Ireland, a common verbal abbreviation for "operator", as in system operator. This is less common in the US, where sysop seems to be preferred.
2. The general term for an IRC channel op. Also, as a verb: to give someone channel op privileges. Compare ircop.
[Jargon File]
(1997-12-12)

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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Related Abbreviations for op

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

op.

opus

o.p.

out of print
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