Boolean ring


noun Mathematics.

a nonempty collection of sets having the properties that the union of two sets of the collection is a set in the collection and that the relative complement of each set with respect to any other set is in the collection.

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Origin of Boolean ring

1935–40; named after G. Boole; see -an
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