Definitions

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

  • adj. Characterized by or consisting of two parts or components; twofold.
  • adj. Of or relating to a system of numeration having 2 as its base.
  • adj. Chemistry Consisting of or containing only molecules consisting of two kinds of atoms.
  • adj. Of or employing two comparatively nontoxic chemicals that combine to produce a deadly poison: binary weapons; a binary nerve gas.
  • adj. Music Having two sections or subjects.
  • n. Something that is binary, especially a binary star.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Being in a state of one of two mutually exclusive conditions such as on or off, true or false, presence or absence of a signal.
  • adj. Concerning logic whose subject matter concerns binary states.
  • adj. Concerning numbers and calculations using the binary number system.
  • adj. Having two equally important parts; related to something with two parts.
  • adj. Of an operation, function, procedure, or logic gate, taking exactly one operand, argument, parameter, or input; having domain of dimension 2.
  • adj. Of data, consisting of arbitrary values; that is, not interpretable as plain or ASCII text.
  • n. The bijective base-2 numeral system, which uses only the digits 0 and 1.
  • n. An executable computer file.
  • n. A star system consisting of only two stars.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Compounded or consisting of two things or parts; characterized by two (things).
  • n. That which is constituted of two figures, things, or parts; two; duality.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Twofold; dual; double; twain; twin; paired: said of anything which is composed of two things or considered as divided into two things.
  • In botany, having the organs in twos: applied to flowers: equivalent to dimerous.
  • n. A whole composed of two; a dyad.
  • In astronomy, a pair of stars which revolve around their common center of gravity; a binary star.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. consisting of two (units or components or elements or terms)
  • n. 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
  • adj. of or pertaining to a number system have 2 as its base
  • n. a system of two stars that revolve around each other under their mutual gravitation

Etymologies

Middle English binarie, from Late Latin bīnārius, from Latin bīnī, two by two; see dwo- in Indo-European roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Late Latin bīnārius ("consisting of two"), from Latin bīnī ("two-by-two, pair"). (Wiktionary)

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  • Let me interrupt, shouldn't this thread continue under ascii? You can generally encode numbers in any base, including binary, but converting those numbers to a message (information theory) requires an encoding scheme, which in this case is ascii.

    April 18, 2009

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