NOR circuit


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Related to NOR circuit: NAND circuit, XOR circuit

NOR circuit

(nɔː) or

NOR gate

n
(Computer Science) computing a logic circuit having two or more input wires and one output wire that has a high-voltage output signal only if all input signals are at a low voltage. Compare AND circuit
[C20: from nor, so named because the action performed is similar to the operation of the conjunction nor in logic]