operational definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or concerning a surgical procedure or a few businesses.
    • Of, designed for, or involved with army businesses.
    • Fit for correct performance; prepared for usage: an operational plane.
    • Being in effect or operation: "de facto apartheid still operational even in the 'new' African nations” ( Leslie Marmon Silko).
    • of or relating to businesses, specially armed forces operations
    • performance and ready for use
    • efficient or operative
    • of or pertaining to businesses.
    • Fit or ready for service; available and in working condition. Opposite of out-of-service.
    • of or intended for or taking part in military operations. Opposite of nonoperational.
    • In force; not expired or annulled; -- of rules or laws.
    • becoming in effect or operation
    • with respect to an activity or variety of activities for attaining an outcome
    • (military) of or intended for or associated with army functions
    • fit or prepared for use or solution

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