exclusive or
p pq qp exclusive or q p exclusive or q
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Noun

exclusive or

  1. (logic, computing) Exclusive disjunction: the use of or to indicate that of two predicates, one is true and one is false (without specifying which is which); contrasted with inclusive or, which does not imply that one must be false.
  2. (logic, computing, more generally) Exclusive disjunction: the use of or to indicate that of two or more predicates, an odd number are true (without specifying which or how many); contrasted with inclusive or, which indicates only that one or more is true.
  3. (logic, computing) An exclusive disjunction; the result of applying the above-described exclusive or to two or more predicates; contrasted with an inclusive or, which is the result of applying an inclusive or.
Translations
  • French: ou exclusif
  • German: exklusives Oder
  • Russian: исключа́ющее «ИЛИ»
  • Spanish: o exclusivo



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