pertaining to or being a deductive logical system, as Boolean algebra, used to represent symbolically the relationships between sets, classes, and other entities.
Computers. of or relating to a data type having two possible values representing “true” or “false.”
Computers. a Boolean data type.
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Origin of Boolean
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in reference to abstract algebraic systems, 1851, named for George Boole (1815-1864), English mathematician. The surname is a variant of Bull.
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