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opus  


      n   pl   , opuses, opera  
1    an artistic composition, esp. a musical work  
2    often cap   (usually followed by a number) a musical composition by a particular composer, generally catalogued in order of publication  
Beethoven's opus 61 is his violin concerto        (Abbrev.)    op         
     (C18: from Latin: a work; compare Sanskrit apas work)  


coin-op  
      n   a launderette or other service installation in which the machines are operated by the insertion of coins  
OP  
      abbrev. for  
1      (Military)   observation post  
2    Ordo Praedictatorum (the Dominicans)  
     (Latin: Order of Preachers)  
3    organophosphate  
op.  
      abbrev. for  
1    opera  
2    operation  
3    opposite  
4    opus  
5    operator  
6    optical  
op art  
      n   a style of abstract art chiefly concerned with the exploitation of optical effects such as the illusion of movement  
     (C20 op, short for optical)  
op. cit.     (in textual annotations)  
      abbrev. for   opere citato  
     (Latin: in the work cited)  
pas op  
      interj     (S. African)   beware  
     (Afrikaans)  
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OP  
      abbrev. for  
1      (Military)   observation post  
2    Ordo Praedictatorum (the Dominicans)  
     (Latin: Order of Preachers)  
3    organophosphate  


coin-op  
      n   a launderette or other service installation in which the machines are operated by the insertion of coins  
op.  
      abbrev. for  
1    opera  
2    operation  
3    opposite  
4    opus  
5    operator  
6    optical  
op art  
      n   a style of abstract art chiefly concerned with the exploitation of optical effects such as the illusion of movement  
     (C20 op, short for optical)  
op. cit.     (in textual annotations)  
      abbrev. for   opere citato  
     (Latin: in the work cited)  
pas op  
      interj     (S. African)   beware  
     (Afrikaans)  

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