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op·er·and

 (ŏp′ər-ənd)
n.
A quantity on which a mathematical or logical operation is performed.

[From Latin operandum, neuter gerundive of operārī, to operate; see operate.]

operand

(ˈɒpəˌrænd)
n
(Mathematics) a quantity or function upon which a mathematical or logical operation is performed
[C19: from Latin operandum (something) to be worked upon, from operārī to work]

op•er•and

(ˈɒp əˌrænd)

n.
a quantity upon which a mathematical operation is performed.
[1885–90; < Late Latin operandum, ger. of operārī; see operate]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.operand - a quantity upon which a mathematical operation is performed
quantity - the concept that something has a magnitude and can be represented in mathematical expressions by a constant or a variable
Translations

operand

[ˈɒpərænd] Noperando m

operand

n (Math, Comput) → Operand m
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