OP


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OP

abbr.
1. observation post
2. Roman Catholic Church Order of Preachers (Dominican)
3. out of print

OP

abbreviation for
1. (Military) military observation post
2. (Roman Catholic Church) Ordo Praedicatorum (the Dominicans)
3. (Elements & Compounds) organophosphate
[(for sense 2) Latin: Order of Preachers]

OP

or O.P.,

observation post.

op-

var. of ob- before p: oppose.

op.

1. opera.
2. operation.
3. opposite.
4. opus.

O.P.

1. Order of Preachers (Dominican).
[< Latin Ōrdō Praedicātōrum]
2. Also, o.p. out of print.

op

The left hand side of the stage when facing the audience (right in UK).
Translations

op

[ˈɒp] n abbr
(= medical operation) (mainly British)opération f
(= military operation) → opération f

op

1 abbr of opusop