a circuit designed to perform complex functions defined in terms of elementary functions of mathematical logic.
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Also called logic.
Origin of logic circuit
First recorded in 1965–70
Words nearby logic circuit
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British Dictionary definitions for logic circuit
an electronic circuit used in computers to perform a logical operation on its two or more input signals. There are six basic circuits, the AND, NOT, NAND, OR, NOR, and exclusive OR circuits, which can be combined into more complex circuits
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Scientific definitions for logic circuit
A computer switching circuit, consisting of one or more logic gates, used to process digital information such as computer instructions and data.
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