Definition of Boolean operator noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Boolean operator

BrE BrE//ˌbuːliən ˈɒpəreɪtə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌbuːliən ˈɑːpəreɪtər//
(computing) Computer programming
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a symbol or word such as ‘or’ or ‘and’, used in computer programs and searches to show what is or is not included See related entries: Computer programming
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Boolean operator