Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Twofold; double.

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  • adj. twofold; double

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Twofold; double.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Twofold; double; binary: as, “binal revenge,”

Etymologies

New Latin bīnālis, twin, from Latin bīnī, two by two; see dwo- in Indo-European roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
See binary. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Yonder magnificent astronomy he is at last to import, fetching away moon, and planet, solstice, period, comet and binal star, by comprehending their relation and law.

    Tehachapi News

  • _Nueva R.vista de Buenos Ayres_, 1881), has been most thoroughly and conclusively refuted by Mr. Clements R. Markham, in the volume of the Hackluyt Society's Publications for 1883.] [Footnote 88: _R.binal-Achi, ou le Drame Ballet du Tun_, published as an appendix to the _Grammaire de la Langue Quiché_ (Paris, 1862).

    Aboriginal American Authors

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