boo-lean ring

Boolean ring

noun Mathematics.
a nonempty collection of sets having the properties that the union of two sets of the collection is a set in the collection and that the relative complement of each set with respect to any other set is in the collection.
Compare algebra of sets.

1935–40; named after G. Boole; see -an Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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