nonequivalence

/ (ˌnɒnɪˈkwɪvələns) /


noun
  1. the relationship of being unequal or incomparable

  2. logic

    • the relation between two statements only one of which can be true in any circumstances

    • a function of two statements that takes the value true only when one but not both of its arguments is true

    • a compound statement asserting that just one of its components is true

  • Abbreviation: exclusive or

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