Unary-operation definition

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A mathematical operation, such as the square root function and complex conjugation, that requires only one operand.
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(algebra) An operation taking one operand like the square, factorial or absolute value operation.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
unary-operation
Plural:
unary operations

Origin of unary-operation

  • Blend of uni– binary

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition