Definition of augend in English:

augend

Line breaks: au¦gend
Pronunciation: /ˈɔːdʒɛnd
 
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noun

Mathematics & Computing
The number to which another is added: we can begin with the combination in which both the addend and the augend are 0's but the carry bit from the previous column is a 1 Compare with addend.
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  • The results of these additions are divided by the number of augends added.
  • For instance, the message + 5 (add five) carries an implicit assumption that the augend is the present value of the number receiving the message.

Origin

late 19th century: via German from Latin augendus, gerundive of augere 'to increase'.

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