pertaining to a process or series of actions for achieving a result
"operational difficulties"; "they assumed their operational positions"
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"
(military) of or intended for or involved in military operations
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"
of or relating to operations, especially military operations
functioning and ready for use
effective or operative
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Rank popularity for the word 'operational' in Adjectives Frequency: #712
The numerical value of operational in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of operational in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Examples of operational in a Sentence
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.
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.
We are hoping to reduce hydropower dependence to 15 percent once our gas- fired plants become fully operational.
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.
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.
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