- n. A lever, key or device installed in a operant chamber, upon which the "subject" exerts its responses. Sometimes referred to as a manipulandum. In the prototypical operant conditioning experiment, a rat (the subject) presses upon a lever (the operandum) which triggers the delivery of food (the reward or reinforcer).
“She created a body of work that has lasted, not as fiction, but as a real modus operandum.”
“I decided that that was not going to be a place that I was going to go to, which is generally my modus operandum (sic) is to bury any kind of feeling I have in my music and I just kept journals and journals and journals and wrote a lot and as I'm getting that through -- a lot of lyrics in there.”
“* Nemo quisquam hominum sive ad cogitandum, sive ad operandum quodcunque bonum potest esse idoneus; nisi qui fuerit munere gratuito divinae opitulationis adjutus; ab ipso namque est initium bonae voluntatis, ab ipso facultas boni operis, ab ipso perseveantia bonae conversationis.”
“Vere iusti in perpetuum uiuunt; cum quibus beatus Queranus corregnat, cuius sepulchri terra uel puluis mare sedauit [cedauit MSS.], corda trepidancium in fide solidauit, et ad bonum operandum irrigauit.”
“Scriptures a matter of form or routine; a thing which _must_ be done, as an _opus operandum_, wherever there is a chance.”
“The Crane Wife 'revealed a band whose modus operandum had to be taken seriously, then their latest epic journey' The Hazards Of Love 'is clearly the sound of a band exercising their craft on another level entirely.”
“Aut operandum aliquo in celebri cum aequalibu 'faao.”
“Pars Affertionis, prima iaiti conftituta, ftatim pa~ tet quia cum Potentia Vifiua fit Grganica, ideft, per talem paifionem partis iibi correipondentis ia Corppre, determinanda ad operandum, & habeat pro fine proxi - mo apprehenfionem diftin&am Viiibilium; non poteft non illi correfpondere, vt proprium Organum illa Pars, cuius folius in.”
“Well Iran doesn’t really differ all that much from the modus operandum in many countries in that respect, but it does very much so in others.”
“Nemo quisquam hominum sive ad cogitandum, sive ad operandum quodcunque bonum potest esse idoneus; nisi qui fuerit munere gratuito divinae opitulationis adjutus; ab ipso namque est initium bonae voluntatis, ab ipso facultas boni operis, ab ipso perseveantia bonae conversationis. ”
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