• (noun): The meaning of a word or expression; the way in which a word or expression or situation can be interpreted.
    Example: "The signifier is linked to the signified"
    Synonyms: sense

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Logical Equality
... In mathematics, the plus sign "+" almost invariably indicates an operation that satisfies the axioms assigned to addition in the type of algebraic structure that is known as a field ... For boolean algebra, this means that the logical operation signified by "+" is not the same as the inclusive disjunction signified by "∨" but is actually equivalent to the logical inequality operator signified by "≠", or what amounts to the same thing, the exclusive disjunction signified by "XOR" ...

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