Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Characterized by or consisting of two parts or components; twofold.
  • adjective Of or relating to a system of numeration having 2 as its base.
  • adjective Of or relating to a system of encoding data using only 0's and 1's.
  • adjective Chemistry Consisting of or containing only two kinds of atoms.
  • adjective Of or employing two comparatively nontoxic chemicals that combine to produce a deadly poison.
  • adjective Music Having two sections or subjects.
  • noun A number system having 2 as its base.
  • noun A file that contains the executable version of a computer program.
  • noun A binary star.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In astronomy, a pair of stars which revolve around their common center of gravity; a binary star.
  • 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.
  • noun A whole composed of two; a dyad.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Compounded or consisting of two things or parts; characterized by two (things).
  • adjective that in which numbers are expressed according to the binary scale, or in which two figures only, 0 and 1, are used, in lieu of ten; the cipher multiplying everything by two, as in common arithmetic by ten. Thus, 1 is one; 10 is two; 11 is three; 100 is four, etc.
  • adjective (Chem.) a compound of two elements, or of an element and a compound performing the function of an element, or of two compounds performing the function of elements.
  • adjective a system of logarithms devised by Euler for facilitating musical calculations, in which 1 is the logarithm of 2, instead of 10, as in the common logarithms, and the modulus 1.442695 instead of .43429448.
  • adjective (Mus.) measure divisible by two or four; common time.
  • adjective (Nat. Hist.) nomenclature in which the names designate both genus and species.
  • adjective (Arith.) a uniform scale of notation whose ratio is two.
  • adjective (Astron.) a double star whose members have a revolution round their common center of gravity.
  • adjective (Chem.) the theory that all chemical compounds consist of two constituents of opposite and unlike qualities.
  • noun That which is constituted of two figures, things, or parts; two; duality.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective 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.
  • adjective logic Concerning logic whose subject matter concerns binary states.
  • adjective arithmetic, computing Concerning numbers and calculations using the binary number system.
  • adjective Having two equally important parts; related to something with two parts.
  • adjective mathematics, programming, computer engineering Of an operation, function, procedure, or logic gate, taking exactly one operand, argument, parameter, or input; having domain of dimension 2.
  • adjective computing Of data, consisting of arbitrary values; that is, not interpretable as plain or ASCII text.
  • noun mathematics, computing, uncountable The bijective base-2 numeral system, which uses only the digits 0 and 1.
  • noun computing An executable computer file.
  • noun astronomy A star system consisting of only two stars.

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

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

Etymologies

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

[Middle English binarie, from Late Latin bīnārius, from Latin bīnī, two by two; see dwo- in Indo-European roots.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Late Latin bīnārius ("consisting of two"), from Latin bīnī ("two-by-two, pair").

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