logic circuit

noun Computers.
a circuit designed to perform complex functions defined in terms of elementary functions of mathematical logic.
Also called logic.


Origin:
1965–70

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logic circuit
 
n
an electronic circuit used in computers to perform a logical operation on its two or more input signals. There are six basic circuits, the AND, NOT, NAND, OR, NOR, and exclusive OR circuits, which can be combined into more complex circuits

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logic circuit  
A computer switching circuit, consisting of one or more logic gates, used to process digital information such as computer instructions and data.
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Example sentences
Both are needed in a logic circuit, but atomic devices can be only n-type.
When the foot is on the ground, a logic circuit keeps the clutch locked.
When the foot is on the ground, the logic circuit keeps the clutch locked.
It may be generated and decoded using conventional digital logic circuit
  techniques.
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