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Boolean

[ boo-lee-uhn ]
/ ˈbu li ən /
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adjective

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.”

noun

Computers. a Boolean data type.

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Origin of Boolean

Named after George Boole; see -an
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Example sentences from the Web for Boolean

  • I thought you were kidding me, like that Boolean Algebra stuff.

    The Romantic Analogue|W.W. Skupeldyckle
  • No stronger proof of this can be given than the Boolean logic embedded in computer hardware and programming languages.

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