in service


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in service

[of something] operating or operable. (See also put something in(to) service.) Is this elevator in service?
See also: service
References in classic literature ?
This change in service was most welcome to me, especially as it brought with it coveted responsibilities of sole command, and I was prone to overlook the deficiencies of the Coldwater in the natural pride I felt in my first ship.
When he appeared, I gave him a message to the secretary of the navy, to whom all vessels in service on thirty and one hundred seventy-five report direct.