# implicant

*Noun.*(''propositional calculus'') The hypothesis of an implication.*Noun.*(*electrical engineering*) On a Karnaugh map: a set of 1's (whose quantity is a power of two) which are related by adjacency (i.e., the set is (*w, Connectivity (graph theory)">torus; and, all elements of the subgraph induced by the set have the same degree). ''Equivalently (in terms of Boolean algebra)'', a product term which, when true, always implies that the given Boolean function is true.*

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