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logic circuit

noun, Computers.
1.
a circuit designed to perform complex functions defined in terms of elementary functions of mathematical logic.
Also called logic.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70
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Examples for logic circuit
  • 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.
  • Once this is done, the combustion control logic circuit varies the fuel firing rate until the desired results are achieved.
British Dictionary definitions for logic circuit

logic circuit

noun
1.
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 in Science
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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