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combinational circuit

Line breaks: com¦bin|ation¦al cir|cuit

Definition of combinational circuit in English:


A circuit whose output is dependent only on the state of its inputs. Compare with sequential circuit.
Example sentences
  • The half-subtracter is a combinational circuit which is used to perform subtraction of two bits.
  • For the combinational circuit module of the circuit, you may only use '02 and '04 devices.
  • Using this result, we develop a synthesis procedure for combinational circuits that can be tested for correctness of timing.

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