# operand

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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.

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Noun | 1. | operand - a quantity upon which a mathematical operation is performedquantity - the concept that something has a magnitude and can be represented in mathematical expressions by a constant or a variable |

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