a quantity upon which a mathematical operation is performed.
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How to use operand in a sentence
The original address, Y, of the instruction will not be used to locate the operand of the instruction, as is the normal case.
This new address is known as the indirect address for the instruction and will be used -9-to locate the operand.
The subroutines are called with one operand in the accumulator.
British Dictionary definitions for operand
a quantity or function upon which a mathematical or logical operation is performed
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