Operand vs Nonidentity - What's the difference?

operand | nonidentity |


As nouns the difference between operand and nonidentity

is that operand is (mathematics|computing) a quantity to which an operator is applied (in 3 - x, the operands of the subtraction operator are 3 and x) while nonidentity is difference, distinction; failure to be identical.

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.

    Anagrams

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    nonidentity

    English

    Alternative forms

    *non-identity

    Noun

    (nonidentities)
  • Difference, distinction; failure to be identical.
  • *{{quote-book, 1993, Ordway Hilton, Scientific Examination of Questioned Documents citation
  • , passage=No scientific examiner would select only chance variations to establish nonidentity of two specimens when the fundamental points of identification stamp them as originating at a single source.}}
  • (mathematics) An operator which modifies its operand, and which therefore is not the identity.
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  • Derived terms

    *nonidentity problem