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Boolean

See also: boolean

EnglishEdit

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PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈbuːl.i.ən/, /buːˈli.ən/
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  • (US) enPR: bo͞oʹliən, bo͞oliʹən, IPA(key): /ˈbuliən/, /buˈliən/
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EtymologyEdit

Boole +‎ -ean, after English mathematician, philosopher and logician George Boole (1815–1864).

AdjectiveEdit

Boolean (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to the work of George Boole.
  2. (logic, computing) Pertaining to data items that can have “true” and “false” (or, equivalently, 1 and 0 respectively) as their only possible values and to operations on such values.

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NounEdit

Boolean (plural Booleans)

  1. (logic, computing) A variable that can hold a single true/false (1/0) value.

SynonymsEdit

  • (Boolean variable): flag

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