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

  • Boole, George 1815-1864. British mathematician and logician who developed a calculus of symbolic logic.

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  • n. English mathematician; creator of Boolean algebra (1815-1864)


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  • I am the head of a private equity concern called Boole Group Partners.


  • Contemporaries such as Boole and Robertson were very critical towards Jevons's use of mathematical symbols in logic.

    William Stanley Jevons

  • I firmly believe that by basing the Babbage-Boole Rodulator on binary operations, and by designing the mechanisms of the machine in a modular style, more concentration can be put on the actual mathematical operations of the machine rather than on the mechanics of the machine itself.

    A quick thought on Babbage’s methods « The Half-Baked Maker

  • The authorities initially denied N'Dour a broadcast license saying the channel would be influenced by "foreigners" funding the station, prompting him to launch a movement called "Fekke Ma Ci Boole" FMCB in the Wolof language.

    Singer N'Dour weighs in on Senegal election

  • White is the name assoiated with the Bantry Estate Papers which are in the Boole Library, UCC, Cork.

    Estate Papers « Cork Genealogist

  • Then in the 1850s George Boole pointed out that logic was really just like mathematics — and that one could use mathematical methods to work out questions in logic.

    Wolfram Blog : Stephen Wolfram on the Quest for Computable Knowledge

  • Her opposite number at the WCTU, Ella Boole, was opposite in countless ways.


  • Some histories, apparently drawing on an article that appeared in Time in 1932, say that Sabin was motivated to come out as a public dry in response to a statement made by Ella Boole, head of the WCTU, at a congressional hearing.


  • In meetings with Ella Boole of the WCTU, Scott McBride of the ASL, and other dry leaders, Willebrandt insisted that she remained committed to the cause.


  • Because the Boole Group Partners has made an offer to purchase Hi-T Composites.



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