Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or relating to a logical combinatorial system treating variables, such as propositions and computer logic elements, through the operators AND, OR, NOT, and XOR.
  • adjective Of or relating to a data type or variable in a programming language that can have one of two values, true or false.

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  • adjective Of or pertaining to the work of George Boole.
  • adjective logic, computing Pertaining to data items that can have “true” and “false” (or, equivalently, 1 and 0 respectively) as their only possible values and to operations on such values.
  • noun logic, computing A variable that can hold a single true/false (1/0) value.

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  • adjective of or relating to a combinatorial system devised by George Boole that combines propositions with the logical operators AND and OR and IF THEN and EXCEPT and NOT

Etymologies

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

[After George Boole.]

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Boole +‎ -ean, after English mathematician, philosopher and logician George Boole (1815–1864).

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