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Operational   /ˌɑpərˈeɪʃənəl/   Listen

Pertaining to a process or series of actions for achieving a result.  "They assumed their operational positions"
Fit or ready for use or service.  Synonyms: functional, operable, usable, useable.  "The lawnmower is a bit rusty but still usable" , "An operational aircraft" , "The dishwasher is now in working order"
(military) of or intended for or involved in military operations.
Being in effect or operation.  Synonyms: in operation, operating.  "Bus service is in operation during the emergency" , "The company had several operating divisions"

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"Operational" Quotes from Famous Books

... Laboratory was organized, only one plant, established originally by the California Walnut Growers Association, was grinding nut shells. This plant, following a number of operational difficulties and administrative changes, now processes 40 tons or more of shells per day and produces a wide variety of ground products including exceedingly fine flours for use in plastics and plywood adhesives. It has been ...
— Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the 43rd Annual Meeting - Rockport, Indiana, August 25, 26 and 27, 1952 • Various

Words linked to "Operational" :   operating, operative, nonoperational, military machine, military, combat-ready, armed services, armed forces, war machine, active, fighting, effective, serviceable, operation

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