Meaning of “Boolean search” in the English Dictionary

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"Boolean search" in British English

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Boolean searchnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌbuː.liən ˈsɜːtʃ/ us /ˌbuː.liən ˈsɝːtʃ/ specialized

in computer science, a method of searching using words such as "and", "not", and "or"

(Definition of “Boolean search” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)