Definitions for "Practical"
Any object which appears to do onstage the same job it would do in life, or any working apparatus (eg light switch or tap). An electrified prop.
In stage terminology, a property that works onstage the way it does in life. For example, a "practical" stove, in a stage setting, is one on which the characters can actually cook. A "nonpractical" stove, by contrast, is something that only looks like a stove (and may in fact be a stove without insides).
concerned with actual use or practice; "he is a very practical person"; "the idea had no practical application"; "a practical knowledge of Japanese"; "woodworking is a practical art"
Of or pertaining to practice or action.
Capable of being turned to use or account; useful, in distinction from ideal or theoretical; as, practical chemistry.
one of Kant's three main standpoints, relating primarily to action -i.e., to what we desire to do as opposed to what we know or feel. Practical reason is a synonym for will; and these two terms are concerned with ques­tions of morality. Finding the sources of such action is the task of the second Critique. (Cf. theoretical and judicial.)
Applied to books providing specific instructions on performing particular tasks and characteristically designed for use by an individual. Our YBP Bibliographer commonly uses the word "Guidebook" in the note field to indicate this aspect has been tagged. The academic level assigned varies widely, from the Popular content level through the Professional.
Keywords:  evincing, skill, mind, derived, capable
Evincing practice or skill; capable of applying knowledge to some useful end; as, a practical man; a practical mind.
Derived from practice; as, practical skill.
An exercise that might require a student to perform a particular type of work (for example, a musical composition or a set of results from an experiment).
An item which must do on stage what it would do in real life, i.e. a working item.
Practical work or practical sessions are usually a compulsory component in the scientific subjects of the University. They are often carried out in a laboratory or in the field and involve "hands-on" techniques.
having or put to a practical purpose or use; "practical mathematics"; "practical applications of calculus"