boolean operation

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Bool′ean opera′tion

any logical operation in which each of the operands and the result take one of two values, as “true” and “false” or “circuit on” and “circuit off.”
Bool′ean op′erator, n.
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Noun1.boolean operation - an operation that follows the rules of Boolean algebra; each operand and the result take one of two values
operation - (computer science) data processing in which the result is completely specified by a rule (especially the processing that results from a single instruction); "it can perform millions of operations per second"
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The Basic mode is a fairly user-friendly template fill-in interface with index browsing and radio dials to select the basic Boolean operation desired.
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Then injection mould die stock was cut by Boolean operation on solids.