# Definition of *logical operation* in English:

## logical operation

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- 1An operation of the kind used in logic, e.g. conjunction or negation.More example sentences
- The disclosure of the nothing is not achieved by performing the logical operation of negation on the world as a whole as thus revealed.
- Recursion is just a basic logical operation, which you can find not just in human language but in computer programs and mathematical notation.
- Be that as it may, I'll just give an idea how an intuitionist's understanding of the elementary logical operations transforms the classical rules governing their use.

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*Computing*An operation that acts on binary numbers to produce a result according to the laws of Boolean logic (e.g. the AND, OR, and NOT functions).More example sentences- It used only simple logical operations on small groups of bits and could be implemented fairly efficiently in the mid-1970s hardware of the time.
- The arithmetic operations can be replaced by logical operations, which are performed using Boolean algebra.
- I went to Radio Shack, bought about 20 relays, and spent the next few months building increasingly complex logical operations, including little adders that could calculate the sums of binary numbers.