Meaning of BOOLEAN ALGEBRA in English
- BOOLEAN ALGEBRA
1. Logic. a deductive logical system, usually applied to classes, in which, under the operations of intersection and symmetric difference, classes are treated as algebraic quantities.
2. Math. a ring with a multiplicative identity in which every element is an idempotent.
[ 1885-90; named after G. BOOLE; see -AN ]
Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary. Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House . 2012