gate primitive Definition

A basic functional block used in Verilog HDL. The following are gate primitives that are supported in the Intel® Quartus® Prime software:

Gate primitives are similar to the WIRE, AND, NAND, NOR, NOT, OR, XNOR, and XOR primitives in Block Design Files (.bdf).


For information about Intel® Quartus® Prime support for gate primitives, go to Gates & Switches.