truth functions

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  • truth-value — /troohth val yooh/, n. Logic. the truth or falsehood of a proposition: The truth value of 2 + 2 = 5 is falsehood. [1915 20] * * * ▪ logic       in logic, truth (T or 1) or falsity (F or 0) of a given proposition or statement. Logical connectives …   Universalium

  • truth table — noun Etymology: translation of German wahrheitstafel : a table that lists underneath one or more truth functions the various truth values of the truth functions for given truth values of their arguments …   Useful english dictionary

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