operand

noun op·er·and \ ˌä-pə-ˈrand \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of operand

:something (such as a quantity or data) that is operated on (as in a mathematical operation); also :the address in a computer instruction of data to be operated on

Origin and Etymology of operand

oper(ate) + -and (as in multiplicand)


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