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  • 1A deep line of operations — Deep Deep (d[=e]p), a. [Compar. {Deeper} (d[=e]p [ e]r); superl. {Deepest} (d[=e]p [e^]st).] [OE. dep, deop, AS. de[ o]p; akin to D. diep, G. tief, Icel. dj[=u]pr, Sw. diup, Dan. dyb, Goth. diups; fr. the root of E. dip, dive. See {Dip}, {Dive}.] …

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  • 2Calculus of operations — Operation Op er*a tion, n. [L. operatio: cf. F. op[ e]ration.] 1. The act or process of operating; agency; the exertion of power, physical, mechanical, or moral. [1913 Webster] The pain and sickness caused by manna are the effects of its… …

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  • 3Calculus of operations — Calculus Cal cu*lus, n.; pl. {Calculi}. [L, calculus. See {Calculate}, and {Calcule}.] 1. (Med.) Any solid concretion, formed in any part of the body, but most frequent in the organs that act as reservoirs, and in the passages connected with… …

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  • 4Front of operations — Front Front (fr[u^]nt), n. [F. frant forehead, L. frons, frontis; perh. akin to E. brow.] 1. The forehead or brow, the part of the face above the eyes; sometimes, also, the whole face. [1913 Webster] Bless d with his father s front, his mother s… …

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  • 5Line of operations — Line Line, n. [OE. line, AS. l[=i]ne cable, hawser, prob. from L. linea a linen thread, string, line, fr. linum flax, thread, linen, cable; but the English word was influenced by F. ligne line, from the same L. word linea. See {Linen}.] 1. A… …

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  • 6operations — n. (Finance) financial transactions at a brokerage; having to do with the execution of trades and keeping customer records. Syn: trading operations. [WordNet 1.5] …

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  • 7advanced operations base — In special operations, a small temporary base established near or within a joint special operations area to command, control, and/or support training or tactical operations. Facilities are normally austere. The base may be ashore or afloat. If… …

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  • 8air control operations — The employment of air forces, supported by ground and naval forces, as appropriate, to achieve military objectives in vital airspace areas. Such operations include destruction of enemy air and surface to air forces, interdiction of enemy air… …

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  • 9Air Force air and space operations center — The senior agency of the Air Force component commander that provides command and control of Air Force air and space operations and coordinates with other components and Services. Also called AFAOC …

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  • 10Air Force special operations base — A base, airstrip, or other appropriate facility that provides physical support to Air Force special operations forces (AFSOF). The facility may be used solely to support AFSOF or may be a portion of a larger base supporting other operations. As a …

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  • 11Air Force special operations component — The Air Force component of a joint force special operations component. Also called AFSOC. See also Army special operations component; Navy special operations component …

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  • 12Air Force special operations detachment — A squadron size headquarters that could be a composite organization composed of different Air Force special operations assets. The detachment is normally subordinate to an Air Force special operations component, joint special operations task… …

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  • 13Air Force special operations element — An element size Air Force special operations headquarters. It is normally subordinate to an Air Force special operations component or detachment, depending upon size and duration of the operation. Also calledAFSOE …

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  • 14Air Force special operations forces — Those Active and Reserve Component Air Force forces designated by the Secretary of Defense that are specifically organized, trained, and equipped to conduct and support special operations. Also called AFSOF …

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  • 15air support operations center — The principal air control agency of the theater air control system responsible for the direction and control of air operations directly supporting the ground combat element. It processes and coordinates requests for immediate air support and… …

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  • 16area of northern operations — a line along which the average temperature of the warmest 4 month period of the year does not exceed 50 degrees Fahrenheit. Mountain regions located outside of this area are included in this category of operations provided these same temperature… …

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  • 17area of operations — An operational area defined by the joint force commander for land and naval forces. Areas of operation do not typically encompass the entire operational area of the joint force commander, but should be large enough for component commanders to… …

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  • 18area operations — In maritime usage, operations conducted in a geographical area and not related to the protection of a specific force …

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  • 19Army special operations component — The Army component of a joint force special operations component. Also called ARSOC. See also Air Force special operations component; Navy special operations component …

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  • 20Army special operations forces — Those Active and Reserve Component Army forces designated by the Secretary of Defense that are specifically organized, trained, and equipped to conduct and support special operations. Also called ARSOF …

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