Working, functioning.

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All of the machines in the factory are operating exactly as they should be so that production is at its most efficient.

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While most people working in a labor position do mostly physical work, eventually they will wind up operating some kind machinery or mechanical tools.

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Supplies, human resources, utilities, building rent, and taxes were all accounted for under the operating expenses section of the business proposal presented to the potential investors.

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