NOR gate

NOR gate

noun
Computers. NOR circuit.

Origin:
1965–70

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NOR circuit or NOR gate (nɔː)
 
n
computing Compare AND circuit a logic circuit having two or more input wires and one output wire that has a high-voltage output signal only if all input signals are at a low voltage
 
[C20: from nor, so named because the action performed is similar to the operation of the conjunction nor in logic]
 
NOR gate or NOR gate
 
n
 
[C20: from nor, so named because the action performed is similar to the operation of the conjunction nor in logic]

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