# Boole

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noun

George, 1815–64, English mathematician and logician.

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## Words nearby Boole

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## British Dictionary definitions for Boole

Boole

/ (buːl) /

noun

George . 1815–64, English mathematician. In Mathematical Analysis of Logic (1847) and An Investigation of the Laws of Thought (1854), he applied mathematical formulae to logic, creating Boolean algebra

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## Scientific definitions for Boole

Boole

[ bōōl ]

British mathematician who wrote important works in various areas of mathematics. He developed a system of mathematical symbolism to express logical relations that is now known as Boolean algebra.

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