Associations to the word «Operational»

Wiktionary

OPERATIONAL, adjective. Of or relating to operations, especially military operations.
OPERATIONAL, adjective. Functioning and ready for use.
OPERATIONAL, adjective. Effective or operative.
OPERATIONAL, adjective. Determined by means of practical measures.
OPERATIONAL CALCULUS, noun. (calculus) The study of calculus from the perspective of the theory of operators.
OPERATIONAL DEFINITION, noun. (semantics) A showing of something — such as a variable, term, or object — in terms of the specific process or set of validation tests used to determine its presence and quantity.
OPERATIONAL RESEARCH, noun. Alternative form of operations research
OPERATIONAL SERVICE PERIOD, noun. A period during which a telecommunications service remains in an operational state.
OPERATIONAL SERVICE PERIOD, noun. A performance measurement period, or succession of performance measurement periods, during which a telecommunications service remains in an operational service state.
OPERATIONAL SERVICE PERIODS, noun. Plural of operational service period
OPERATIONAL TAXONOMIC UNIT, noun. A terminal node in phylogenetic analysis; an organism.

Dictionary definition

OPERATIONAL, adjective. Pertaining to a process or series of actions for achieving a result; "operational difficulties"; "they assumed their operational positions".
OPERATIONAL, adjective. 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".
OPERATIONAL, adjective. (military) of or intended for or involved in military operations.
OPERATIONAL, adjective. 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".

Wise words

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