Definition of truth table in English:

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truth table

noun

Logic
1A diagram in rows and columns showing how the truth or falsity of a proposition varies with that of its components.
Example sentences
  • The statement ‘I am wet’ can be either true or false, and this accounts for the last two columns in the truth table.
  • The fourth column can be read off from the truth table for disjunction.
  • A well-known example of an effective method is the truth table test for tautologousness.
1.1 Electronics A diagram of the outputs from all possible combinations of input.
Example sentences
  • The current activation/deactivation state of the array is then converted, advantageously via truth table logic, into a digital signal representative of the current position of the marker.
  • A truth table shows how a logic circuit's output responds to various combinations of the inputs, using logic 1 for true and logic 0 for false.
  • The logic gate truth table or truth tables used for electronic logic gates circuits including the AND, NAND, OR, NOR and exclusive OR circuits.

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Syllabification: truth ta·ble

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