from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A logical operator that returns a true value if one, but not both, of its operands is true. Also called exclusive OR.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The connective "exclusive or".
  • n. A logic gate that implements "exclusive or".
  • n. The symbolic representation that implements "exclusive or".
  • v. To perform the XOR function upon.


Short for exclusive OR.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)


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