Origin of operable
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How could this principle be unified through all branches of science and reduced to an operable law?Queed|Henry Sydnor Harrison
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.
In the first case the supposition is that the case is operable but the child inviable.
The Wrights' goal was an operable and reasonably lightweight unit to be obtained quickly and cheaply.The Wright Brothers' Engines and Their Design|Leonard S. Hobbs.