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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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But most patents with inoperability concerns do not fail because their inventions violate fundamental laws of physics or math.
A finding of inoperability means that the claimed invention lacks a credible utility.
Ranking AFP officers even admitted that the Philippine mil itary's aging equipment, limited combat readiness, insufficient logistical support, and interservice inoperability constrained its capability for joint operations against any external conventional threats.
AS3 Christina Bexley piqued the admirals' interest after explaining the ship's ongoing work to expedite broad arrow reports, which are submitted when support equipment is inoperable and that inoperability causes an intermediate maintenance activity to lose its capability to support or repair aeronautical components.
It is critical to note that in many cases, the inoperability of
Despite the inoperability of some cases of gallbladder cancer in the fourth clinical stage, described in the literature, the authors of this work have shown some benefits of conducting extended surgical procedures in this group of patients.
Inoperability was determined by diagnostic imaging techniques, including ultrasound, computed tomography (CT) scan and endoscopic ultrasound.
The running thread in Dussel's analysis, however, is the ambiguity of the law; that is the inoperability and indiscernability of the law, or what Agamben calls the unobservability and unformulability of the law (Agamben 2005:105-6).
27) Because Alaska Airlines notes that "[t]he more relevant inquiry in evaluating severability is whether the statute will function in a manner consistent with the intent of Congress," (28) remaining provisions that are struck on grounds of legal inoperability could also be described as having been struck because Congress would not have enacted them without the unconstitutional provision.
Interdependent Impacts of Inoperability at Multi-Modal Transportation Container Terminals.
AANC's effective lobbying resulted in a change-out requirement only when an alarm is replaced for inoperability or other reasons.