[ adjective ] producing or capable of producing (especially abundantly)
"productive farmland" "his productive years" "a productive collaboration"
Used in print(Handbook of Federal Aids to Communities. U.S. Dep...)
Section 8 ( b ) ( 2 ) of the Small_Business_Act , as amended , authorizes the SBA to make a complete inventory of the productive facilities of small business_concerns .
The Administration maintains a productive facilities inventory of small business industrial concerns that have voluntarily registered .
Purpose of this inventory is to include all eligible productive facilities in SBA 's facilities register so that the small business_concerns may have an opportunity to avail themselves of the services authorized by the Congress in establishing the Small_Business_Administration .
[ adjective ] yielding positive results
Used in print(The Dallas Morning News,...)
Buffalo coach Buster_Ramsey , who has become one of the game 's greatest collectors of quarterbacks , apparently now has found a productive pair in two ex National_Football_Leaguers , M._C._Reynolds and Warren_Rabb .