operand

[ op-uh-rand ]
/ ˈɒp əˌrænd /

noun Mathematics.

a quantity upon which a mathematical operation is performed.

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Origin of operand

1885–90; <Late Latin operandum, gerund of operārī;see operate
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British Dictionary definitions for operand

operand
/ (ˈɒpəˌrænd) /

noun

a quantity or function upon which a mathematical or logical operation is performed

Word Origin for operand

C19: from Latin operandum (something) to be worked upon, from operārī to work
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