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external operation

[ek¦stərn·əl ‚äp·ə′rā·shən]
(mathematics)
For a set S, a function of one or more independent variables such that at least one of the independent variables has values in S but either one or more of the independent variables or the dependent variable fails to have values in S.
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As al Qaida's head of external operations, the 39-year-old Shukrijumah occupied a position once held by September 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed.
Adnan el Shukrijuma was member of the core Al Qaeda leadership and was inchage of all external operations of Al Qaeda.
Saudi-born Shukrijumah is described by the FBI as "one of the leaders of Al-Qaeda's external operations program" and is wanted in connection with an attempt to blow up the New York subway in 2009, as well as for plots connected to targets in the United Kingdom.
Paying close attention to these and other critical issues affecting the credit union industry and providing a fresh, transparent and fully accountable approach toward (the) NCUA's internal and external operations reflects my commitment to ensuring the safety and soundness of the credit union industry and protecting the share insurance fund from losses while allowing credit unions to best serve their members and conduct their affairs through their exercise of prudent, fair-minded and autonomous business judgment," McWatters said in the statement.
LUKoil's external operations base was in 2013 moved from Moscow to Dubai, having re-located 400 of its employees from the Russian capital.
Joseph Bertoletti, who has served as the associate athletics director for development at the University of Maryland for the last 21/2 years, has been hired to the newly created position of senior associate director of athletics for external operations at Holy Cross.
In the AFAFO we see, hear, and understand the importance of current operation analysis, as well as the impact that external operations may have on the Air Force mission.
Tamim elevated Qatar's former interior minister to PM and the new cabinet was ordered to look inwards as well as expand QP's external operations which are run by the NOC's trans-national arm QPI.
Separate to the abduction, Iran's Revolutionary Guards acknowledged on September 16 that members of its Quds Force, an elite external operations unit, had been dispatched to Syria.
Indeed, despite the permission granted to the cabinet of Recep Tayyip Erdogan from the parliament to use the army in external operations across the Syrian borders, Turkey is clearly not ready to go to war against Syria in order to respond to the repetitive Syrian provocations and luring attempts, especially in the absence of a NATO or western cover for the expansion of the Turkish operations in the Syrian lands.
Mubarak al-Adassani, QC executive director of external operations, said that handing over the engines to Gazan fishermen was part of the implementation of the emergency projects in phases in Gaza.
Al-Libi "played a critical role in the group's planning against the West, providing oversight of the external operations efforts," the official said adding, "Zawahiri will be hard-pressed to find any one person who can readily step into Abu Yahya's shoes.