[op-uh-rand] /ˈɒp əˌrænd/
a quantity upon which a mathematical operation is performed.
a quantity or function upon which a mathematical or logical operation is performed
1886, from Latin operandum, neuter gerundive of operari (see operation).
An argument of an operator or of a machine language instruction.
[op-er-uh nt] /ˈɒp ər ənt/ adjective 1. ; producing effects. noun 2. a person or thing that . /ˈɒpərənt/ adjective 1. producing effects; operating noun 2. a person or thing that operates 3. (psychol) any response by an organism that is not directly caused by a stimulus adj. “that works,” early 15c., from Latin operantem […]
noun 1. (def 1). operant conditioning n. A process of behavior modification in which a subject is encouraged to behave in a desired manner through positive or negative reinforcement, so that the subject comes to associate the pleasure or displeasure of the reinforcement with the behavior.
- Operant learning
noun 1. (psychol) another name for instrumental learning
[op-er-uh seer-ee-uh, op-ruh; Italian aw-pe-rah se-ryah] /ˈɒp ər ə ˈsɪər i ə, ˈɒp rə; Italian ˈɔ pɛ rɑ ˈsɛ ryɑ/ noun, plural opera serias, operas seria Italian, opere serie [aw-pe-re se-rye] /ˈɔ pɛ rɛ ˈsɛ ryɛ/ (Show IPA) 1. Italian dramatic opera of the 18th century based typically on a classical subject and characterized by […]