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boolean

[′bü·lē·ən]
(computer science)
A scalar declaration in ALGOL defining variables similar to FORTRAN's logical variables.

Boolean

(mathematics, logic)
1. Boolean algebra.

<programming> 2. (bool) The type of an expression with two possible values, "true" and "false". Also, a variable of Boolean type or a function with Boolean arguments or result. The most common Boolean functions are AND, OR and NOT.
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