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binary number system


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

  • n. A method of representing numbers in which only the digits 0 and 1 are used. Successive units are powers of 2. Also called binary system.

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

  • n. a positional system of numeration that uses binary digits and a radix of two


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