Meaning of BOOLEAN in English



also bool·i·an ˈbülēən

Usage: usually capitalized

Etymology: George Boole died 1864 English mathematician and logician + English -an, -ian

: of, relating to, or being a logical system (as Boolean algebra) that represents symbolically relationships (as those implied by and, or, and not used as logical operators) between entities (as sets, propositions, or on-off computer circuit elements)

boolean expression

boolean search strategy for information retrieval

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