Definition of OR gate
1. Noun. A gate circuit in a computer that fires when any of its inputs fire.
Lexicographical Neighbors of OR Gate
OR gate (current term)
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Literary usage of OR gate
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Handy-book of Literary Curiosities by William Shepard Walsh (1892)
"Sublime Porte, a name for Constantinople which comes to us through the French La Porte Sublime, " the sublime door or gate. ..."
2. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"A frame or an arch in which a gate is huug : sometimes extended to the gate-house or gate- tower surmounting or flanking an entrance or a gate, and designed ..."
3. Publications by English Historical Society (1839)
"... Old Houses, Castles, Crosses, Bars, or Gate Houses in the diflerent Cities ; accompanied by Historical and Descriptive Accounts of each Subject, ..."
4. The Statutes at Large from the Magna Charta, to the End of the Eleventh by Great Britain (1773)
"... or would have been, if living : and that if any toll-gatherer or gate-keeper, ... &c. or gate-keeper, ..."