Let be a set. An operation on is a function from a power of into . More precisely, given an ordinal number , a function from into is an -ary operation on . If is a finite ordinal, then the -ary operation is a finitary operation on .

# Operation

## See also

Operator, Precedence
*This entry contributed by Matt Insall
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