Definition of logic gate noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


logic gate

BrE BrE//ˈlɒdʒɪk ɡeɪt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlɑːdʒɪk ɡeɪt//
(also gate) (computing)
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an electronic switch that reacts in one of two ways to data that is put into it. A computer performs operations by passing data through a very large number of logic gates.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: logic gate