Boolean algebra

noun

Definition of Boolean algebra

: a system of algebra in which there are only two possible values for a variable (often expressed as true and false or as 1 and 0) and in which the basic operations are the logical operations AND and OR

First Known Use of Boolean algebra

1880, in the meaning defined above

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“Boolean algebra.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Boolean%20algebra. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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