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logical operationalso logic operation
An instruction in which the quantity being operated on and the results of the operation can each have two values. Logical operations include AND, OR, NAND, XOR, and NOR.
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(Computer Science) computing an operation involving the use of logical functions, such as and or or, that are applied to the input signals of a particular logic circuit
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|Noun||1.||logical operation - an operation that follows the rules of symbolic logic|
logic - the branch of philosophy that analyzes inference
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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