adjective Bool·ean \ˈbü-lē-ən\

Definition of Boolean

  1. :  of, relating to, or being a logical combinatorial system (as Boolean algebra) that represents symbolically relationships (as those implied by the logical operators AND, OR, and NOT) between entities (as sets, propositions, or on-off computer circuit elements) Boolean expression Boolean search strategy for information retrieval

Origin and Etymology of boolean

George Boole †1864 English mathematician

First Known Use: 1851

Learn More about boolean

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Boolean? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).