As nouns the difference between operand and adicity
is that
operand is (mathematicscomputing) a quantity to which an operator is applied (in
$3\; \; x$, the operands of the subtraction operator are 3 and
$x$) while
adicity is (logicmathematicscomputer science) the number of arguments or operands a function or operation takes for a relation, the number of domains in the corresponding cartesian product.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
operand English
Noun
( en noun)
(mathematics, computing) A quantity to which an operator is applied (in $3\; \; x$, the operands of the subtraction operator are 3 and $x$).
* 1992 , Michael A. Miller, The 68000 Microprocessor Family: Architecture, Programming, and Applications (page 47)
 When the microprocessor decodes the JSR opcode, it stores the operand into the TEMP register and pushes the current contents of the PC ($00 0128) onto the stack.
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adicity Noun
(adicities)
(logic, mathematics, computer science) The number of arguments or operands a function or operation takes. For a relation, the number of domains in the corresponding Cartesian product.
(chemistry, obsolete) Valence.
Synonyms
* (number of arguments) adinity, arity, type, rank
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