and gate

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AND circuit or AND gate (ænd)
 
n
computing NAND circuit NOR circuit Compare OR circuit a logic circuit having two or more input wires and one output wire that has a high-voltage output signal if and only if all input signals are at a high voltage simultaneously: used extensively as a basic circuit in computers
 
[C20: so named because the action performed on electrical signals is similar to the operation of the conjunction and in logical constructions]
 
AND gate or AND gate
 
n
 
[C20: so named because the action performed on electrical signals is similar to the operation of the conjunction and in logical constructions]

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