What is Practical ?

Practical is (adj) 1. referring to practice and action rather than ideas She needs some practical experience. He passed the practical exam but failed the theory. I need some practical advice on how to build a wall. 2. possible or sensible It isn’t practical to plug the computer into the same socket as the TV. Has anyone got a more practical suggestion to make? You need practical clothing for camping. We must be practical and not try anything too ambitious. (noun) an examination or test to show how well someone can work in practice She passed the written test but failed the practical.


source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level