Origin of operable
OTHER WORDS FROM operableop·er·a·bil·i·ty, nounop·er·a·bly, adverbnon·op·er·a·ble, adjective
Words nearby operable
How to use operable in a sentence
The Science Museum did have constructed from its own drawings a very fine replica which is completely operable at this time.
The Wrights' goal was an operable and reasonably lightweight unit to be obtained quickly and cheaply.
The case is not like that of the woman who has an operable cervical cancer while she is bearing an inviable fetus.
In the second case the cancer is operable and the child is viable.
I've got all steering stations manned, but only thirty percent of them are still operable.Human Error|Raymond F. Jones