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ar·i·ty

 (âr′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. ar·i·ties
The number of arguments or operands taken by a function or operator.

[-ar(y) (as in binary ternary) + -ity.]
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Noun1.arity - the number of arguments that a function can take
logic - the branch of philosophy that analyzes inference
number - a concept of quantity involving zero and units; "every number has a unique position in the sequence"
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aritačetnost
arité
aritetmjesnost
ariteitplaatsigheidStelligkeit
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[3] introduced an algebra (X; *, [less than or equal to], 0) with a binary operation * and a nullary operation 0.
An algebra (X; *, 0) with a binary operation * and a nullary operation 0.
We point out that a homomorphism of sup-algebras has to preserve also nullary operations. Thus a homomorphism f : A [right arrow] B of unital quantales has to preserve the identity element, f ([1.sub.A]) = [1.sub.B].