operational operational  /ˌɑ pə ˈreɪ ʃə nəl/


  1. (adj) pertaining to a process or series of actions for achieving a result
  2. (adj) fit or ready for use or service
  3. (adj) (military) of or intended for or involved in military operations
  4. (adj) being in effect or operation


  1. Now the company is back to thinking about dispensing machines as it works through its biggest general operational problem: the length of time it takes to serve a customer.
  2. That is an astonishing claim from the man widely believed to have been JI's chief operational commander.


  1. Southern Pacific Provides May Operational Update: Successful High Pressure Steam Stimulation Test at STP-McKay

    Southern Pacific Resource Corp. today provided an operational update for the month of May, 2013 with respect to the Company's STP-McKay and STP-Senlac Thermal Projects.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  2. CDN Operational, Account and Content Vertical Analytics 2012 - 2015

    NEW YORK, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: CDN Operational, Account and Content Vertical Analytics 2012 - 2015 http://www.reportlinker.com/p01277451/CDN-Operational-Account-and-Content-Vertical-Analytics-2012---2015.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Accounting_and_Corporate_Finance ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Largo Resources provides operational update

    Largo Resources provides operational update
    on June 13, 2013     Source: CNW Group via Yahoo! Finance


  1. "I think capturing or killing bin Laden is a critical aspect of stamping out al Qaeda," Obama said. "He is not just a symbol, he's also the operational leader of an organization that is planning attacks against US targets."
    on Nov 16, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: CNN

  2. "This exemption will enable the Navy to train effectively and to certify carrier and expeditionary strike groups for deployment in support of worldwide operational and combat activities, which are essential to national security," Bush said.
    on Jan 16, 2008 By: President Bush Source: Seattle Times

  3. "This new facility, God willing, will become operational soon and will blind the eyes of the enemies," Mohammad Mohammadi Golpayegani told the semi-official Fars news agency.
    on Sep 26, 2009 By: Mohammad Mohammadi Source: Washington Post

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