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Meaning of "operable" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OPERABLE

operable  [ˈɒpərəbəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OPERABLE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Operable is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES OPERABLE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Operability

Operability is the ability to keep an equipment, a system or a whole industrial installation in a safe and reliable functioning condition, according to pre-defined operational requirements. In a computing systems environment with multiple systems this includes the ability of products, systems and business processes to work together to accomplish a common task such as finding and returning availability of inventory for flight. In the gas turbine engine business, engine operability is the ability of the engine to operate without compressor stall or surge, combustor flame-out or other power loss. Operability engineers work in the fields of engine and compressor modeling, control and test to ensure the engine meets its ignition, starting, acceleration, deceleration and over-speed requirements under the most extreme operating conditions. Operability is considered one of the ilities and is closely related to reliability, supportability and maintainability. Operability also refers to whether or not a surgical operation can be performed to treat a patient with a reasonable degree of safety and chance of success.

Definition of operable in the English dictionary

The first definition of operable in the dictionary is capable of being treated by a surgical operation. Other definition of operable is capable of being operated. Operable is also capable of being put into practice.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OPERABLE


comparable
ˈkɒmpərəbəl
considerable
kənˈsɪdərəbəl
desirable
dɪˈzaɪərəbəl
durable
ˈdjʊərəbəl
incomparable
ɪnˈkɒmpərəbəl
incorporable
ɪnˈkɔːpərəbəl
inoperable
ɪnˈɒpərəbəl
inseparable
ɪnˈsɛpərəbəl
insuperable
ɪnˈsuːpərəbəl
irreparable
ɪˈrɛpərəbəl
memorable
ˈmɛmərəbəl
noncomparable
ˌnɒnˈkɒmpərəbəl
recuperable
rɪˈkuːpərəbəl
reparable
ˈrɛpərəbəl
separable
ˈsɛpərəbəl
superable
ˈsuːpərəbəl
temperable
ˈtempərəbəl
unseparable
ʌnˈsepərəbəl
vaporable
ˈveɪpərəbəl
vituperable
vɪˈtjuːpərəbəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OPERABLE

opera company
opera glasses
opera hat
opera hood
opera house
opera seria
opera singer
opera-goer
opera-lover
operability
operably
operagoing
operand
operant
operant learning
operantly
operate
operatic
operatically
operating

WORDS THAT END LIKE OPERABLE

able
admirable
adorable
deliverable
favourable
honorable
honourable
incurable
innumerable
measurable
miserable
parable
pleasurable
preferable
recoverable
tolerable
transferable
unbearable
undesirable
venerable
wearable

Synonyms and antonyms of operable in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «operable» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OPERABLE

Find out the translation of operable to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of operable from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «operable» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

操作
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

operable
570 millions of speakers

English

operable
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

प्रचलित
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

قابلة للتشغيل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

работоспособность
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

operável
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

operability
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

opérable
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pengoperasian
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

betreibbar
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

操作可能な
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

동작
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Operasional
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

có thể hoạt động
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

operability
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ऑपरेश्यिटी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

çalışabilirlik
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

operabile
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

obsługiwane
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

працездатність
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

operabil
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

λειτουργεί
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

uitvoerbaar
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

manövrerbar
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

operable
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of operable

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OPERABLE»

The term «operable» is quite widely used and occupies the 40.511 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OPERABLE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «operable» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «operable» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about operable

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OPERABLE»

Discover the use of operable in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to operable and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Building Systems for Interior Designers
Operable and Demountable Partition Systems Lightweight operableanddemountable partition systems have many panel joints, floor and ceilingtracks, and side wall intersections where sound can escape. Itis relatively easy toseal afixed ...
Corky Binggeli, 2011
2
Passive Low Energy Cooling of Buildings
Operable external shading devices can be of many types, including shutters ( hinged, sliding, etc.) rotatable fins, horizontal plates, retractable venetian blinds, or canvas awnings. They can be made of many materials, such as wood, metals,  ...
Baruch Givoni, 1994
3
Natural Ventilation in the Urban Environment: Assessment and ...
8. Specific. Devices. for. Natural. Ventilation. INTRODUCTION. The most common device for natural ventilation is the operable window for which the mechanism involved is primarily wind-driven ventilation, although buoyancy may have a ...
Francis Allard, Cristian Ghiaus, 2012
4
Satellite Geodesy: Foundations, Methods, and Applications
Status of GPS satellites (March 2003) Blk SVN PRN Orbit Launch Clock Status Seq Code Position Date Decomissioned BLOCK II II-1 14 14 89-02-14 00-04-14 II-2 13 02 B–3 89-06-10 Cs operable II-3 16 16 89-08-18 00-10-13 II-4 19 19 ...
Günter Seeber, 2003
5
Intrusion Detection Systems
Operable openings are doors, windows, gates, hatches, or other movable objects that can be opened to gain access to closed areas. Therefore, operable opening switches are devices used to detect anyone moving or opening protected doors ...
Robert L. Barnard, 1988
6
Working Windows: A Guide to the Repair and Restoration of ...
Turning Fixed Windows Into Operable Windows Double-Hung Fixed A fixed sash installed from the outside can often be turned into an operable window. The same is true for a fixed double-hung window without pulleys. Either type of window ...
Terry Meany
7
Superfund's Future: What Will It Cost
one action of a given type may be undertaken at a single operable unit, or remedial activity may retreat to an earlier stage after the discovery of new information. For example, at some sites an operable unit might have a completed RI/FS, RD, ...
Katherine Probst, 2010
8
Superfund: Litigation Has Decreased and EPA Needs Better ...
These operable units may move through the Superfund cleanup process at different speeds, depending upon the scope of work or type of remedy selected for each operable unit. In addition, operable units may encompass significantly ...
John B. Stephenson, 2010
9
Petroleum supply annual
Number and Capacity of Operable Petroleum Refineries by PAD District and State as of January 1,2005 . ... Operable Crude Oil and Downstream Charge Capacity of Petroleum Refineries, January 1, 1981 to January 1, 2005.
10
Groundwater Contamination: Sources and Hydrology
... ALLIANCE MUNICIPAL LANDFILL ALVO ALVO FORMER GRAIN STORAGE ARAPAHOE http://www.epa.gov/oerrpage/superfnd/web/sites/ cursites/toc/necitv . htm {90} EPA and Superfund Logo Summary: Site Info | Aliases | Operable Units  ...
Chester D. Rail, 2000

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OPERABLE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term operable is used in the context of the following news items.
1
NPCI gets RBI nod to introduce inter-operable cash deposit facility
... Reserve Bank of India to introduce inter-operable cash deposit facility, of up to Rs.46,999 per customer, using the national financial switch. «Livemint, Jul 15»
2
Could Next-Gen Reactors Spark Revival In Nuclear Power?
Like many aging U.S. nuclear power plants, Diablo Canyon's two reactors in Avila, California, became operable three decades ago and their ... «National Geographic, Jul 15»
3
Bid claimed vote on Olympics unlikely
... was only a “proof of concept” and “not meant to be a final or operable plan,” was aimed at ensuring “an open and transparent operation.” ​. «Boston Herald, Jul 15»
4
U.S. Bank Stadium News & Notes - July 24, 2015
These columns will be located above the operable doors and will support the glass above. Vikings Stadium Point-Man Profiled by Star Tribune. «Vikings.com, Jul 15»
5
Satisfying a burning need: BCFD gets new tankers, improves rating
... and versatilely, with valves that swivel telescopically and empty on three sides, operable through remote units at both ends of the truck. «The Daily Times, Jul 15»
6
Pa. budget impasse impacts state police support system
“In order for our State Police Skippack Troopers to remain operable and in a state to take care of the safety and security of our community there ... «Daily Local News, Jul 15»
7
Letter: Put flashing lights on wrong-way signs on highways
... for more safety on roads, I have an idea that just might work: Put flashing lights on wrong-way entrance signs, operable especially at night. «The Journal News | LoHud.com, Jul 15»
8
John Roberts and Barack Obama: Partners in Legacy
The 34 other states have elected to permit the feds to establish the exchanges operable within their jurisdictions. Without the availability of tax ... «The Beacon, Jul 15»
9
Demolition derby: 'bumper cars for grown men'
In the International Demolition Derby at the DuPage County Fair, local drivers crash into each other to disable the other cars. The last operable ... «Chicago Daily Herald, Jul 15»
10
Whimsical Pequod oozes tiny house charm
A garden window juts out from the bathroom, and antique brass porthole windows and handmade operable windows offer natural light inside. «Gizmag, Jul 15»

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