|Oracle8i SQL Reference
Release 2 (8.1.6)
With affection beaming in one eye, and calculation shining out of the other.
Charles Dickens, Martin Chuzzlewit
An operator manipulates individual data items and returns a result. The data items are called operands or arguments. Operators are represented by special characters or by keywords. For example, the multiplication operator is represented by an asterisk (*) and the operator that tests for nulls is represented by the keywords
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