Associations to the word «Or»

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OR, conjunction. Connects at least two alternative words, phrases, clauses, sentences, etc. each of which could make a passage true. In English, this is the "inclusive or." The "exclusive or" is formed by "either […] or".
OR, conjunction. Logical union of two sets of values. There are two forms, an exclusive or and an inclusive or.
OR, conjunction. Counts the elements before and after as two possibilities.
OR, conjunction. Otherwise; a consequence of the condition that the previous is false
OR, conjunction. Connects two equivalent names.
OR, noun. (tincture) The gold or yellow tincture on a coat of arms.
OR, adjective. (tincture) Of gold or yellow tincture on a coat of arms.
OR, adverb. (obsolete) Early (on).
OR, adverb. (obsolete) Earlier, previously.
OR, preposition. (now archaic or dialect) Before; ere.
OR, conjunction. (logic) Inclusive or; either one proposition or the other is true or both.
OR, conjunction. (computer science) A lexical symbol to implement inclusive or in a computer language.
OR, conjunction. (electrical engineering) A logical gate to implement inclusive or.
OR, noun. (logic) The binary operator inclusive or, true if one at least one of two inputs is true. In infix notation, it has values
OR, abbreviation. Oregon, a state of the United States of America.
OR, abbreviation. Orissa, a state of India.
OR GATE, noun. (electronics) a logic gate performing a Boolean logic OR operation

Dictionary definition

OR, noun. A state in northwestern United States on the Pacific.
OR, noun. A room in a hospital equipped for the performance of surgical operations; "great care is taken to keep the operating rooms aseptic".

Wise words

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke