XOR

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See also: xor, хог, and -xor

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Blend of exclusive and OR

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XOR (plural XORs)

XOR Truth Table
Input Output
A B
0 0 0
0 1 1
1 0 1
1 1 0
  1. (logic) The connective "exclusive or".
    The XOR of (0,0) is 0; (0,1) is 1; (1,0) is 1; and (1,1) is 0.
  2. (electrical engineering) A logic gate that implements "exclusive or".
  3. (programming) The symbolic representation that implements "exclusive or".
    XOR can be used to add bits without carrying.

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  • (electrical engineering): XNOR

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XOR (third-person singular simple present XORs, present participle XORing, simple past and past participle XORed)

  1. (transitive, computing) To perform the XOR function upon.
    • 1989, IEEE Communications Society, Conference Record
      The XORed sequence has the same period as the sequence that is not XORed.
    • 1998, Stafford Tavares, Henk Meijer, Selected Areas in Cryptography
      XORing different constants into the four s-boxes in such a cipher has exactly the same effect as XORing a single constant into each round function output.

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