inclusive disjunction
noun Date: 1942 a complex sentence in logic that is true when either or both of its constituent propositions are true — see truth table table

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  • inclusive disjunction — Logic. See under disjunction (def. 2a). [1940 45] * * * …   Universalium

  • inclusive disjunction — Logic. See under disjunction (def. 2a). [1940 45] …   Useful english dictionary

  • exclusive/inclusive disjunction — The disjunction of two propositions, p or q, is represented in logic by p ∨q . This is evaluated as true if both p and q are true, and is called inclusive disjunction (‘vel’). A different notion, exclusive disjunction, is defined true only when… …   Philosophy dictionary

  • disjunction — /dis jungk sheuhn/, n. 1. the act of disjoining or the state of being disjoined: a disjunction between thought and action. 2. Logic. a. Also called disjunctive, inclusive disjunction. a compound proposition that is true if and only if at least… …   Universalium

  • disjunction — noun Date: 14th century 1. a sharp cleavage ; disunion, separation < the disjunction between theory and practice > 2. a compound sentence in logic formed by joining two simple statements by or: a. inclusive …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • inclusive/exclusive disjunction — See exclusive/inclusive disjunction …   Philosophy dictionary

  • disjunction — exclusive/inclusive disjunction …   Philosophy dictionary

  • Inclusive — * In the description of any formally defined set, the rules by which an object may be defined as included in the set are referred to as rules of inclusion or inclusive rules .* In the description of a mathematical set, the term inclusive denotes… …   Wikipedia

  • disjunction — /dɪsˈdʒʌŋkʃən/ (say dis jungkshuhn) noun 1. the act of disjoining. 2. the state of being disjoined. 3. Logic a. the relation of the terms of a complex proposition where alternatives are in juxtaposition, as p or q or both (inclusive), p or q but… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Logical disjunction — Disjunction redirects here. For separation of chromosomes, see Meiosis. For disjunctions in distribution, see Disjunct distribution. Venn diagram of the logical disjunction of A and B …   Wikipedia

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