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Definitions for inoperable
ɪnˈɒp ər ə bəl, -ˈɒp rə bəlin·op·er·a·ble

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inoperable(adj)

    not able to perform its normal function

  2. inoperable(adj)

    not suitable for surgery

    "metastasis has rendered the tumor inoperable"


  1. inoperable(Adjective)

    Incapable of being successfully surgically operated on.

  2. inoperable(Adjective)

    Incapable of correct operation or function; inoperative.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of inoperable in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of inoperable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of inoperable in a Sentence

  1. Jeff Lautt:

    My father now owned this inoperable plant that needed a lot of work, but I've always been Jeff Lautt and I saw the potential.

  2. Tim McMahan:

    The train had been inoperable due to weather conditions and downed trees, uP crews worked overnight to clear the tracks.

  3. Michael Land:

    There were three funeral homes owned by Service Corporation International deemed inoperable.

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