What are operations?

  • (noun): Financial transactions at a brokerage; having to do with the execution of trades and keeping customer records.
    Synonyms: trading operations

Some articles on operations, operation:

Floating Point - Signaling NaN
... Signaling NaNs, or sNaNs, are special forms of a NaN that when consumed by most operations should raise an invalid exception and then, if appropriate, be "quieted" into a qNaN that may then propagate ... The treatment of the sign bit of NaNs for some simple operations (such as absolute value) is different from that for arithmetic operations ...
411th Civil Affairs Battalion (United States) - History - 1980's
... many occasions beginning in 1989 when individuals volunteered for service in Operations Just Cause and Promote Liberty in Panama ... In December 1990 teams were mobilized and deployed to Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm in support of the storied 3rd Armored Division, which was part of the VII Corps ... Several 411th soldiers also participated in Operation Provide Comfort to support humanitarian operations in Kurdistan (northern Iraq and neighboring Turkey) ...
39th Air Division - History - Operational History
... trained personnel of the Japanese Air Self Defense Force in flying operations, radar operations and maintenance, and proper radio procedures ... The division also supported combat operations during the Vietnam War ...
3d Space Operations Squadron
... The United States Air Force's 3d Space Operations Squadron (3 SOPS) is a satellite operations unit located at Schriever AFB, Colorado ...
439th Airlift Wing - History - Operations
... in April 1974 and assumed tactical airlift, special operations, satellite support, and aeromedical evacuation missions ... equipment, and supplies to support global contingency, humanitarian, and anti-drug operations during the 1990s ...

Famous quotes containing the word operations:

    Plot, rules, nor even poetry, are not half so great beauties in tragedy or comedy as a just imitation of nature, of character, of the passions and their operations in diversified situations.
    Horace Walpole (1717–1797)

    You can’t have operations without screams. Pain and the knife—they’re inseparable.
    —Jean Scott Rogers. Robert Day. Mr. Blount (Frank Pettingell)

    There is a patent office at the seat of government of the universe, whose managers are as much interested in the dispersion of seeds as anybody at Washington can be, and their operations are infinitely more extensive and regular.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)