- a quantity upon which a mathematical operation is performed.
Origin of operand
Examples from the Web for operand
Historical Examples of operand
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.
- a quantity or function upon which a mathematical or logical operation is performed
Word Origin for operand
1886, from Latin operandum, neuter gerundive of operari (see operation).