# half-adder

## half-adder

[¦haf ¦ad·ər] (electronics)

A logic element which operates on two binary digits (but no carry digits) from a preceding stage, producing as output a sum digit and a carry digit.

## half-adder

An elementary electronic circuit in the ALU that adds one bit to another, deriving a result bit and a carry bit.Want to thank TFD for its existence? Tell a friend about us, add a link to this page, or visit the webmaster's page for free fun content.

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