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 for opus
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Opus \O"pus\, n.; pl. Opera. [L. See Opera.]
     A work; specif. (Mus.), a musical composition.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Note: Each composition, or set of pieces, as the composer may
           choose, is called an opus, and they are numbered in the
           order of their issue. (Often abbrev. to op.)
           [1913 Webster]
  
     Opus incertum. [L.] (Arch.) See under Incertum.
        [1913 Webster] Opuscle

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  opus
      n 1: a musical work that has been created; "the composition is
           written in four movements" [syn: musical composition,
           opus, composition, piece, piece of music]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  147 Moby Thesaurus words for "opus":
     Nachtmusik, absolute music, adaptation, air varie, aleatory,
     aleatory music, arrangement, article, artifact, autograph,
     best seller, book, bound book, brainchild, chamber music,
     chamber orchestra, child, classic, coinage, coloring book,
     composition, computer printout, concoction, copy, creation,
     creature, crowning achievement, definitive work, descant,
     distillation, document, draft, edited version, effect,
     electronic music, end product, engrossment, essay, essence, etude,
     exercise, extract, fair copy, fiction, final draft,
     finished version, first draft, flimsy, folio, fruit, great work,
     handiwork, hardback, harmonization, holograph, incidental music,
     instrumental music, invention, issue, juvenile, juvenile book,
     letter, limp-cover book, literae scriptae, literary artefact,
     literary production, literature, lucubration, magnum opus,
     manufacture, manuscript, masterpiece, masterwork, matter, mintage,
     new mintage, nocturne, nonbook, nonfiction, notebook, novel,
     oeuvre, offspring, opera, opuscule, opusculum, orchestration,
     original, origination, outcome, outgrowth, paper, paperback,
     parchment, penscript, picture book, piece, piece of writing, play,
     playbook, pocket book, poem, prayer book, printed matter, printout,
     product, production, program music, psalmbook, psalter,
     publication, reading matter, recension, result, ricercar, score,
     screed, scrip, script, scrive, scroll, second draft, serial,
     sketchbook, soft-cover, sonata, sonatina, songbook, standard work,
     storybook, string orchestra, string quartet, study,
     the written word, theme and variations, title, tome, trade book,
     transcript, transcription, trio, typescript, variation, version,
     volume, work, writing
  
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  Opus
  
      A Honeywell operating system promised
     as a sop to customers after canning Multics in 1985.  Opus
     was to provide everything Multics had and more, plus total
     Level+6/{DPS6">compatibility with the Level 6/{DPS6 operating system.
  
     "Opus" was a code name, the system was officially named VS3
     (short for HVS R3 or Honeywell Virtual System Release Three).
     It was to run on the DPS6-plus hardware known internally as
     the MRX and HRX, and be all things to all people.
  
     The hardware was a dud (though it did run the native DPS6
     software just fine), and the goal was, shall we say,
     ambitious.  The effort was cancelled by Bull in 1987, in
     favor of another project going on in France.
  

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