logic gate



logic gate (plural logic gates)

  1. A physical device, typically electronic, which computes a Boolean logical output (0 or 1) from Boolean input or inputs according to the rules of some logical operator.
    There are six non-trivial, symmetric, two-input, Boolean logic gates: AND, OR, XOR, NAND, NOR and XNOR.


See alsoEdit


  • Symbols for logic gates. Twenty First Century Books, Breckenridge, CO.
  • The IEC symbols are defined in IEC 60617-12 (1997-12), Graphical symbols for diagrams - Part 12: Binary logic elements

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