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conj. either; in the alternative. It is often vital to distinguish between "or" and "and." Example: Title to the Cadillac written "Mary or Bill Davidson" means either one could transfer the car, but if written "Mary and Bill Davidson," both must sign to change title.


n. short for "own recognizance," meaning the judge allowed a person accused in a criminal case to go free pending trial without posting bail. A person so released is often referred to as having been "OR-ed." (See: own recognizance)

OR. This syllable in the termination of words has an active signification, and usually denotes the doer of an act; as, the grantor, he who makes a grant; the vendor, he who makes a sale; the feoffor, he who makes a feoffment. Litt. s. 57; 1 Bl. Com. 140, n.

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XOR cytotoxicity received much attention during the second half of last century, together with the circumstances of the conversion from XDH to XO.
Constraints Table (CT); source: HIS-RA Ontology Components Variants Consistency Rules a5-UI al-WebPage XOR {a1, a4}; (Browsei) ad-GUI (stand alone) a2-Patient a2 AND a3; Portal, a3-Reports Components Variants Consistency Rules b1-Patient --b1 AND b3 [?
XOR & AND Truth table A b a [direct sum] b a [LAMBDA] b 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 Table.
To increase additional level of security on the encrypted data, the hash value of each record of the database is calculate and then multiplied by matrix of secret key to obtain the bit patterns that can be used in XOR operation with the matrix of M-coding to obtain the highly secure encrypted values for the records of the database.
Firstly, the XOR gate, the configuration of the proposed XOR gate considered in the conducted theoretical treatment, is shown in Fig.
Then bit wise XOR function is performed on both files of original speech file and secret key.
The XOR series is a miniature SMD clock oscillator with stabilities from +/-7ppm over -10 to +70[degrees]C.
The disposal was announced in March, when SeaChange said it would sell the SeaChange Storage and Servers unit to a group of financial investors, led by a US-based venture firm, which would use the business to form a new independent company named XOR Media.
Reverse engineering software, such as Rapidform XOR from INUS Technology, Seoul, allows users to generate fully parametric 3D models.
The company said that the product family includes AND, NAND, OR, NOR, XOR, inversion and buffering functions, as well as an unbuffered single inverter device.
For binary data, the Vernam's system of substitution can be implemented based on a cryptographically secure pseudorandom number generator and XOR operation.