from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective pr. p. of operate.
  • adjective having an effect or influence.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective in operation
  • adjective that operates
  • adjective involved in an operation
  • verb Present participle of operate.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective involved in a kind of operation
  • adjective being in effect or operation


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