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inoperable

Surgery not suitable for operation without risk, esp (of a malignant tumour) because metastasis has rendered surgery useless
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112) An invention rejected for inoperability under [section] 101 also faces rejection for lack of enablement under [section] 112 paragraph 1 because the applicant cannot teach a PHOSITA how to use something that does not work.
When the ZigBee Alliance allows these exceptions to continue the result is a perception of larger market adoption but also an emergence of reports of inoperability.
Since an electronic health record consists of health information compiled from multiple health-oriented organizations, while an electronic medical record contains a patient's medical information from one organization, EHR has inoperability, or the ability to integrate with other systems.
Current treatment methods of HPV warts include cryotherapy, surgery, cauterization and topical keratolytic agents, and have generally proven to be unsatisfactory due to a lack of efficacy, treatment-associated pain, potential scarring, inoperability, cost, and very high rates of recurrence.
His duties include standing watch as both the critical and routine Hotline Support Officer for the 24/7 operational, contingency, and routine inoperability problem technical support task team.
Inoperability Input-Output Model and Its Derivatives for Interdependent Infrastructure Sectors.
Every day, the American people read new stories about DHS and its gross overruns on projects, the worst employee morale in the federal government, the inoperability of information technology, our exposure to cyber-terrorism or FEMA's fake press conference.
1) Studies have also shown that more than 90 per cent of those afflicted with the cancer die within five years due to its inoperability.
Second, the Hill Top tests are insufficient to establish inoperability as a matter of law.
Mexican operating results for the third quarter of 2006 were adversely affected by i) the inoperability of a portion of the hurricane-damaged Chiapas line, ii) the loss of certain other long-haul traffic to barge, and iii) track-caused derailments during the rainy season.
Raytheon JPS products enable interoperability in situations where federal and local agencies or military organizations cannot communicate due to the incompatibility or inoperability of existing communications systems.
EdgeForce M platforms also support SIP pass-through for better inoperability with VOIP applications, and VLAN tagging functionality for greater access control and departmental segmentation of security policies.