Operand



[op-uh-rand] /ˈɒp əˌrænd/

noun, Mathematics.
1.
a quantity upon which a mathematical operation is performed.
/ˈɒpəˌrænd/
noun
1.
a quantity or function upon which a mathematical or logical operation is performed
n.

1886, from Latin operandum, neuter gerundive of operari (see operation).

programming
An argument of an operator or of a machine language instruction.
(1995-08-18)

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