the process of putting something into operation; also, the process of expressing something in operational terms
1966, noun of action from operationalize.
verb to put into operation, start working v. 1954, from operational + -ize. Related: Operationalized; operationalizing.
[op-uh-rey-shuh-nl] /ˌɒp əˈreɪ ʃə nl/ adjective 1. able to function or be used; functional: How soon will the new factory be operational? 2. Military. 3. of or relating to operations or an operation. /ˌɒpəˈreɪʃənəl/ adjective 1. of or relating to an operation or operations 2. in working order and ready for use 3. (military) capable […]
- Operational requirements
programming Qualitative and quantitative parameters that specify the desired capabilities of a system and serve as a basis for determining the operational effectiveness and suitability of a system prior to deployment. (1997-01-07)
- Operational semantics
theory A set of rules specifying how the state of an actual or hypothetical computer changes while executing a program. The overall state is typically divided into a number of components, e.g. stack, heap, registers etc. Each rule specifies certain preconditions on the contents of some components and their new contents after the application of […]