English adjective: operational
|1.||operational pertaining to a process or series of actions for achieving a result|
They assumed their operational positions.
|2.||operational fit or ready for use or service|
|Samples||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.
|Synonyms||functional, operable, usable, useable|
|3.||operational (military) of or intended for or involved in military operations|
|Similar||active, combat-ready, effective, fighting|
|Domain category||armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine|
|4.||operational being in effect or operation|
|Samples||De facto apartheid is still operational even in the `new' African nations.|
Bus service is in operation during the emergency.
The company had several operating divisions.
|Synonyms||in operation, operating|