/op"euhr euh tawr'ee, -tohr'ee/, n., pl. operatories, adj.
1. a room or other area with special equipment and facilities, as for dental surgery, scientific experiments, or the like.
2. operative.
[1645-55; OPERATE + -ORY1, -ORY2; cf. LL operatorius working, acting]

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