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  • adv. In an operational manner; in accordance with an operation.

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

  • adv. in respect to operation


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  • Against this, there is a long tradition of interpreting quantum mechanics operationally, that is, as being precisely a theory of measurement.

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  • We wanted to know if there was an impact on operations if supplies that were described as operationally critical or essential arrived late.

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  • The most important takeaway from that is that around 2006, vendors started delivering both the hardware and the appropriate software or firmware that runs on it that could be called operationally acceptable IPv6 technology.

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  • Late last year, Chrysler's new chief executive told employees the car maker was "operationally" bankrupt.

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  • Prison officials said they will respect the judge's order if it is still in effect Sept. 29, but said they are forging ahead "operationally" as if the execution will occur as schedule.


  • Stuart Carlitz says company is "operationally" profitable

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  • And then one other question, kind of operationally speaking, what markets are you seeing the highest level of concessions that you are having to offer or you are just seeing kind of market wide? Home Page

  • As a technical matter, because of how “Black Protestant” is operationally defined in our analyses as described in Chapter 1, any black person who is a Protestant is classified in that category.

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  • "He was clearly the guy who RMG on a day-to-day basis, operationally, and he was an extremely popular leader with his employees."

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  • As international institutions go the IMF is about as good as they get—arrogant to be sure, but full of high quality staff, operationally independent and not plagued by corruption.

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