What are operations on Tezos?

Subsets of operations on Tezos are commonly known as Transactions, they usually refer to transfers of tokens or smart contracts calls.

Some examples of operations which are not transactions on Tezos:

Implicit accounts and originated accounts

Let's start by talking about the two types of addresses in Tezos:

Implicit account

Originated accounts

Tezos operations

An operation is usually a message sent from one address to another.