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Boole

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  1. George,1815–64, English mathematician and logician.
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  • Boole, Jevons, and others have applied the algebraic method not only to formal logic but to political economy.

    The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 1

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  • If De Morgan and Boole have had a priority in the case, to them we cheerfully shall resign the glory and honor.

  • For self and Boole, I point out what would have convinced either of us that this house is divided against itself.

  • This sketch would hardly be complete without mention of Albenia Alexander, now eight years old, only daughter of Mrs. Boole.

    Two Decades

    Frances W. Graham and Georgeanna M. Gardenier

  • Mrs. Boole was chairman of the committee which prepared the handbook, which has been invaluable to the workers of the state.

    Two Decades

    Frances W. Graham and Georgeanna M. Gardenier


British Dictionary definitions for boole

Boole

noun
  1. 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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boole in Science

Boole

[bōōl]
  1. 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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