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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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Step 8: Then Oe and Ke are XORed using the DNA sequence XOR operation
Then once the n Bs have recovered their bits, they will perform an XOR operation of the check bits and sent to A for verification.
Table 1: Binary Representations of the Logical Operators: AND, OR, XOR and NXOR.
By using either the logical AND rule or the logical XOR rule, three (or four) pairs of individual cues were each amalgamated into three (or four) compound cues.
For example I, a human designer came with a digital circuit that uses 2 AND gates, 1 OR gate and 2 XOR gates.
The hands-on experience and knowledge of Hein, XOR's CTO, and his co-authors have made XOR a leader in developing and operating customized eBusiness applications and network systems.
Rau added, "As much of the same team and superior products remain in place, customers can expect a smooth transition and seamless support from XOR Media in the future.
90% of the DDoS attacks from the XOR DDoS botnet targeted organizations in Asia
Contract award: Acquisition of equipment, licenses and computer applications in the project "Development of a platform for online technical support to XOR IT Systems Ltd".
The team has so far demonstrated that a slime mold network can carry out XOR or NOR Boolean operations.
The company is also able to provide custom versions of the device, including versions with integrated push-pull time delays and all-optical XOR logic gates.