# exclusive OR

## Definitions

### General Science

### Electronics

- A
__logical operation__ which is false if all of its elements are the same. For example, if all of its multiple inputs have a value of 0, then the output is 0. And, if all of its inputs have a value of 1, then the output is 0. Any other combination yields an output of 1. For such functions, a 1 is considered as a true, or high, value, and 0 is a false, or low, value. Its abbreviation is XOR. Also called exclusive __OR__ operation.

### Computing

- acronymEXOR
- noun a logical function whose output is true if any input is true, and
__false__ if all the inputs are the same.

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