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OR circuit

(ɔː) or

OR gate

n
(Computer Science) computing a logic circuit having two or more input wires and one output wire that gives a high-voltage output signal if one or more input signals are at a high voltage: used extensively as a basic circuit in computers. Compare AND circuit, NAND circuit
[C20: so named from its similarity to the function of or in logical constructions]
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Noun1.OR circuit - a gate circuit in a computer that fires when any of its inputs fire
logic gate, gate - a computer circuit with several inputs but only one output that can be activated by particular combinations of inputs
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