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A quantity on which a mathematical or logical operation is performed.

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


(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]


(ˈɒp əˌrænd)

a quantity upon which a mathematical operation is performed.
[1885–90; < Late Latin operandum, ger. of operārī; see operate]
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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


[ˈɒpərænd] Noperando m


n (Math, Comput) → Operand m
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The physical resources that are utilized in the transformation process (equipment, machinery) or transformed (materials, components) are referred to as operand resources (Normann and Ramirez 1993; Vargo and Lusch 2004a).
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1) Furthermore, the operand of customer value used in this article is based on economic utility theory (Teichert 200l), which assumes that human behavior has the aim of maximizing individual utility (Payne and Holt 200l).
It is based on connections of particular transformations (operations) that lead to a demanded change of an operand input status on a required output status and pursuant to a system of theoretical and practical, however according to the theory of organized knowledge that are the background of this methodology.
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Totusi, raspunderea orizontala nu este un substitut pentru raspunderea ierarhica, acestea operand "in umbra ierarhiei": ele castiga in semnificatie prin intermediul interactiunilor complexe cu formele traditionale de raspundere (21); mai mult, raspunderea implica justificarea actiunilor celui raspunzator in fata unui alt actor semnificativ (22).