Definition of Boolean adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈbuːliən//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbuːliən//
(mathematics, computing)
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connected with a system, used especially in computing and electronics, that uses only the numbers 1 (to show something is true) and 0 (to show something is false) Word Originmid 19th cent.: from the name of G. Boole (1815-64), an English mathematician + -an.
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