Definitions

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  • n. A Boolean variable, one whose value is either true or false.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A bowl used in bowling.
  • n. A marble used by boys in play.
  • n. plural The game of bowls.
  • n. See boul.
  • n. Same as beal.

Etymologies

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From a keyword in C++ and derived programming languages, short for Boolean.

Examples

  • It is much more like a breathy "bool" than whatever it is supposed to sound like with the "U," and it certainly doesn't rhyme with "dull."

    Archive 2006-04-01

  • Error C2065: 'bool': undeclared identifier c: \Users\Tim\Desktop\GpsDll\dll\GpsDll. cpp 78

    The Code Project Latest Articles

  • The class page also says that this function uses only a true or false boolean parameter, indicated on the class page by the word "bool".

    KDE TechBase - Recent changes [en]

  • "Error Operator '| |' cannot be applied to operands of type 'bool' and 'string'"

    ASP.NET Forums

  • CRibbonPersist class exposes members to save and restore the Ribbon Settings to a Registry key under HKCU: constructs a CRibbonPersist object from a registry key name bool bRibbonUI, HGLOBAL hgSettings = NULL) saves a to the registry.

    The Code Project Latest Articles

  • (bool? if-true: if-false) shortened to return the evaluated ( "bool" in my case) statement if you supply nothing for the "if-true" part but "bool" actually evaluated to true.

    Planet Gentoo

  • * '' bool '' '' 'openUrl ([string | Url] url)' '':

    KDE TechBase - Recent changes [en]

  • * '' bool '' '' 'runApplication (string application [, array files])' ''

    KDE TechBase - Recent changes [en]

  • * '' bool '' '' 'runApplication (string exe [, array args])' ''

    KDE TechBase - Recent changes [en]

  • "bool" they are called -- thatched with plastic and segments of scavenged cloth.

    Mail & Guardian Online

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