Boolean

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English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

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

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

Adjective[edit]

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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Noun[edit]

Boolean (plural Booleans)

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

Synonyms[edit]

  • (Boolean variable): flag

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