operating theatre

  1. a room in which surgical operations are performed

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How to use operating theatre in a sentence

  • The operating theatre is crowded; much talk and fun, and all the cordiality and stir of youth.

    Spare Hours | John Brown
  • That is Tommy's way of announcing that he is to go under the surgeon's knife, on a visit to the operating theatre.

  • I was then carried straight through ward I. into the operating theatre.

    Fanny Goes to War | Pat Beauchamp
  • But he found anatomy and materia medica intolerable, and the operating theatre was a horror.

    Rustic Sounds | Francis Darwin
  • A more serious matter from the point of view of our work was the absence of water in the operating theatre.

    A Surgeon in Belgium | Henry Sessions Souttar