unary operation(redirected from Monadic operator)
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A mathematical operation, such as the square root function and complex conjugation, that requires only one operand.
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|Noun||1.||unary operation - an operation with exactly one operand|
operation - (computer science) data processing in which the result is completely specified by a rule (especially the processing that results from a single instruction); "it can perform millions of operations per second"