logical operation


noun

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British Dictionary definitions for logical operation

logical operation

noun

computing an operation involving the use of logical functions, such as and or or, that are applied to the input signals of a particular logic circuit
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Scientific definitions for logical operation

logical operation
[ lŏjĭ-kəl ]

A function on binary variables whose output is also a binary variable. Logical operations are the function of logic gates in digital circuits. Logical operations include AND, OR, NOT, and combinations of those operations. See more at Boolean algebra.
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