truthfunction

truth-function

[trooth-fuhngk-shuhn]
noun Logic.
a statement so constructed from other statements that its truth-value depends on the truth-values of the other statements rather than on their meanings.

truth-functional, adjective
truth-functionally, adverb
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truth-function
 
n
1.  a function that determines the truth-value of a complex sentence solely in terms of the truth-values of the component sentences without reference to their meaning
2.  a complex sentence whose truth-value is so determined, such as a negation or conjunction

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