In context|mathematics|lang=en terms the difference between operation and invariant
is that operation
is (mathematics) a procedure for generating a value from one or more other values (the operands; the value for any particular operands is unique) while invariant
is (mathematics) unaffected by a specified operation (especially by a transformation).
As nouns the difference between operation and invariant
is that operation
is the method by which a device performs its function while invariant
is an invariant quantity, function etc.
As a adjective invariant is
not varying; constant.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
The method by which a device performs its function.
The method or practice by which actions are done.
The act or process of operating; agency; the exertion of power, physical, mechanical, or moral.
* John Locke
- It is dangerous to look at the beam of a laser while it is in operation .
- The pain and sickness caused by manna are the effects of its operation on the stomach.
A planned undertaking.
- Speculative painting, without the assistance of manual operation , can never attain to perfection.
- The police ran an operation to get vagrants off the streets.
A business or organization.
- The ''Katrina'' relief operation was considered botched.
- We run our operation from a storefront.
(medicine) a surgical procedure.
- They run a multinational produce-supply operation .
(computing, logic, mathematics) a procedure for generating a value from one or more other values (the operands).
(military) a military campaign (e.g. )
(obsolete) Effect produced; influence.
- She had an operation to remove her appendix.
- The bards had great operation on the vulgar.
not varying; constant
(mathematics) Unaffected by a specified operation (especially by a transformation)
(computing, programming) Neither covariant nor contravariant.
* (not varying) invariable
* class invariant
An invariant quantity, function etc.