Associations to the word «Binary»


BINARY, adjective. Being in a state of one of two mutually exclusive conditions such as on or off, true or false, molten or frozen, presence or absence of a signal.
BINARY, adjective. (logic) Concerning logic whose subject matter concerns binary states.
BINARY, adjective. (arithmetic) (computing) Concerning numbers and calculations using the binary number system.
BINARY, adjective. Having two equally important parts; related to something with two parts.
BINARY, adjective. (mathematics) (programming) (computer engineering) Of an operation, function, procedure, or logic gate, taking exactly two operands, arguments, parameters, or inputs; having domain of dimension 2.
BINARY, adjective. (computing) Of data, consisting coded values not interpretable as plain or ASCII text.
BINARY, noun. (mathematics) (computing) (uncountable) The bijective base-2 numeral system, which uses only the digits 0 and 1.
BINARY, noun. (computing) An executable computer file.
BINARY, noun. (astronomy) A star system consisting of only two stars.
BINARY ANTONYM, noun. (semantics) complementary antonym
BINARY ANTONYMS, noun. Plural of binary antonym
BINARY ARITHMETIC, noun. (arithmetic) arithmetic using binary numbers
BINARY CLONE, noun. (genetics) A composite organism created from the combination of DNA from two separate genetic sources, rather than one. Essentially, a binary clone is the naturally produced offspring with germ cells, or else artificially produced offspring of two individuals that has been created without using germ cells.
BINARY CODE, noun. (computing) A code that uses the binary digits (0 and 1), usually in groups of eight to represent characters, machine instructions or other data.
BINARY COMPOUND, noun. (chemistry) A chemical compound composed of only two elements.
BINARY COMPOUND, noun. (chemistry) A compound composed of an element and a radical (a group of atoms that behave as one piece).
BINARY DECIMAL, noun. (obsolete) A binary (base-2) numeral.
BINARY DECIMAL, noun. (informal) Used other than as an idiom: see A decimal (numeral written as a concatenation of successive negative powers of the base) in base 2..
BINARY DECIMALS, noun. Plural of binary decimal
BINARY DIGIT, noun. (computing) Either of the characters 0 or 1 used in the binary numeral system.
BINARY DISTRIBUTION, noun. (computing) A distribution of software containing executable binaries, without source code.
BINARY DISTRIBUTION, noun. (statistics) (probability theory) Bernoulli distribution.
BINARY DISTRIBUTIONS, noun. Plural of binary distribution
BINARY FISSION, noun. The process whereby a cell divides asexually to produce two daughter cells.
BINARY FUNCTION, noun. (mathematics) a function of the type \(f: V \times V \rightarrow V \), or more generally, a function of the type \( f : U_1 \times U_2 \times ... \times U_n \rightarrow V \) in which exactly two of the sets Ui are equal to V.
BINARY FUNCTIONS, noun. Plural of binary function
BINARY LOGARITHM, noun. The logarithm base two.
BINARY NAME, noun. (taxonomy) The scientific name for an organism consisting of its genus and species.
BINARY NAMES, noun. Plural of binary name
BINARY NOUN, noun. A type of plural-only noun denoting an object which consists of two parts joined together, e.g., scissors, pants, eyeglasses.
BINARY NOUNS, noun. Plural of binary noun
BINARY NUMBER, noun. (computing) A number represented by the binary digits 0 and 1.
BINARY NUMBERS, noun. Plural of binary number
BINARY NUMERAL SYSTEM, noun. (computing) A system for representing numbers in which a radix of two is used; that is, each digit in a binary numeral may have either of two different values.
BINARY OPERATION, noun. (algebra) An operation taking two operands.
BINARY OPERATIONS, noun. Plural of binary operation
BINARY OPERATOR, noun. (algebra) (computing) A symbol representing binary operation; an operator taking two operands.
BINARY OPERATORS, noun. Plural of binary operator
BINARY QUASAR, noun. (galaxy) A pair of quasars which gravitationally interact with each other, unlike a standard double quasar, which does not interact.
BINARY QUASARS, noun. Plural of binary quasar
BINARY RELATION, noun. (set theory) A relation, such as "is less than" or "is the daughter of", that makes statements about pairs of objects, these statements being true or false depending on the objects.
BINARY RELATIONS, noun. Plural of binary relation
BINARY STAR, noun. (astronomy) A stellar system in which two stars orbit around their center of mass; double star.
BINARY STAR SYSTEM, noun. (star) A binary star.
BINARY STAR SYSTEMS, noun. Plural of binary star system
BINARY STARS, noun. Plural of binary star
BINARY SYSTEM, noun. (astronomy) Two gravitationally connected stars or other celestial objects which orbit around their center of mass.
BINARY SYSTEM, noun. (mathematics) (computing) A numeric system with a base of 2, using only the numerals 0 and 1.
BINARY TREE, noun. (mathematics) (computing) a data structure in which each node has at most two children, each node but the root has one parent, and there are no cycles
BINARY TREES, noun. Plural of binary tree

Dictionary definition

BINARY, noun. A system of two stars that revolve around each other under their mutual gravitation.
BINARY, noun. A pre-compiled, pre-linked program that is ready to run under a given operating system; a binary for one operating system will not run on a different operating system; "the same source code can be compiled to produce different binaries for different operating systems".
BINARY, adjective. Of or pertaining to a number system have 2 as its base; "a binary digit".
BINARY, adjective. Consisting of two (units or components or elements or terms); "a binary star is a system in which two stars revolve around each other"; "a binary compound"; "the binary number system has two as its base".

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Antoine De Saint-Exupery