What does operational mean?

Definitions for operational
ˌɒp əˈreɪ ʃə nlop·er·a·tional

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word operational.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. operational(adj)

    pertaining to a process or series of actions for achieving a result

    "operational difficulties"; "they assumed their operational positions"

  2. functional, usable, useable, operable, operational(adj)

    fit or ready for use or service

    "the toaster was still functional even after being dropped"; "the lawnmower is a bit rusty but still usable"; "an operational aircraft"; "the dishwasher is now in working order"

  3. operational(adj)

    (military) of or intended for or involved in military operations

  4. operational, in operation(p), operating(a)(adj)

    being in effect or operation

    "de facto apartheid is still operational even in the `new' African nations"- Leslie Marmon Silko; "bus service is in operation during the emergency"; "the company had several operating divisions"

Wiktionary

  1. operational(Adjective)

    of or relating to operations, especially military operations

  2. operational(Adjective)

    functioning and ready for use

  3. operational(Adjective)

    effective or operative

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'operational' in Adjectives Frequency: #712

How to pronounce operational?

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How to say operational in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of operational in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of operational in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of operational in a Sentence

  1. Joe Manchin:

    Forcing new coal-fired plants to meet standards when experts know that required technology is not sustainably operational on a commercial scale makes absolutely no sense.

  2. Transport Minister Alexander Dobrindt:

    I think it's sensible that pilots are checked on a random basis for the consumption of alcohol, drugs and medicines, experts around the world see positive effects from this to boost operational safety in aviation.

  3. Felchesmi Mramba:

    We are hoping to reduce hydropower dependence to 15 percent once our gas- fired plants become fully operational.

  4. Will Kirkness:

    There is increased risk of going somewhere who doesn't have the experience. Are there people out there with enough equipment? Probably. But in terms of the operational side of things, Aggreko are pretty good at this.

  5. Dan Crowley:

    Triumph is in need of some changes in operational execution and strategy, but the overall market in which Triumph competes is still a very attractive market.

Images & Illustrations of operational

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