Prince Harry, a friendly creature of limited intelligence, was having an op to repair an umbilical hernia.
But the best examples of op Art in the New Museum show called “Ghosts in the Machine” are genuinely disorienting.
More often that not, Davis seems to get dismissed as a provider of intriguing visual fun, pretty much in the mode of op art.
For an account of the latest physiological hypotheses as to the proximate cause of sleep, see Radestock, op.
For the history of this quarrel, and for other details of the award see Wallace, op.
oppidan, op′i-dan, n. at Eton, a student who is not a foundationer or colleger.
For a summary of developments and references, see Kempe, op.
For a map of the domains now appropriated by these and other privileged "Trusts," see Morel, op.
Then op represents the force of public opinion in magnitude and direction.
For a full account of the Renaissance theory of the epigram and the contemporary controversies, see Hutton, op.
[fr operator or operative]
Other people's: OP. Other people's money
[1901+; perhaps a translation of Yiddish yenems]
/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.