Definition of Machine operation
1. Noun. An elementary operation that a computer is designed and built to perform.
Specialized synonyms: Floating-point Operation, Flop, Retrieval, Storage
Generic synonyms: Operation
Lexicographical Neighbors of Machine Operation
Literary usage of Machine operation
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Factory Organization and Administration by Hugo Diemer (1921)
"... to use a separate local departmental burden rate for all charges of a strictly local departmental nature and not connected with machine operation. ..."
2. Handbook of Machine Shop Management by John Herbert Van Deventer (1915)
"The difficulty is evidently due to the fact that few managements as yet dictate the feed and speed to be used in connection with each machine operation on a ..."
3. Automatic Screw Machines: A Treatise on the Construction, Design, and by Douglas Thomas Hamilton, Franklin Day Jones (1916)
"The following information on the speeds and feeds for automatic screw machine operation is intended only as a general guide, since both the feed and speed ..."