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An algebra in which variables may have one of two values and the operations defined on them are logical OR, a type of addition, and logical AND, a type of multiplication.
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(Logic) a system of symbolic logic devised by George Boole to codify logical operations. It is used in computers
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Bool′e•an al′gebra(ˈbu li ən)
a system of symbolic logic dealing with the relationship of sets: the basis of logic gates in computers.
[1885–90; after German. Boole (1815–64), English mathematician; see -an1]
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A mathematical system dealing with the relationship between sets, used to solve problems in logic and engineering. Variables consist of 0 and 1 and operations are expressed as AND, OR, and NOT. Boolean algebra has been important in the development of modern computers and programming.
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|Noun||1.||Boolean algebra - a system of symbolic logic devised by George Boole; used in computers|
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