Definitions

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

  • adjective Twofold.
  • adjective Of or relating to a dyad.
  • noun The sum of a finite number of dyads.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining or relating to the number two, or to a dyad; consisting of two parts or elements: as, a dyadic metal.
  • In Gr. pros.:
  • Comprising two different rhythms or meters: as, a dyadic epiploce.
  • Consisting of pericopes, or groups of systems each of which contains two unlike systems: as, a dyadic poem.
  • Also dyad, duadic.
  • noun In mathematics, a sum of dyads.
  • noun The science of reckoning with a system of numerals in which the ratio of values of successive places is two.

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

  • adjective Pertaining to the number two; of two parts or elements.
  • adjective the same as binary arithmetic.

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

  • adjective Pertaining to the number two; of two parts or elements.

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

  • adjective of or relating to a dyad or based on two

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Examples

  • This results in a division of the input image into many rectangular pieces, similar to those shown, organized into a data structure called a dyadic tree.

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  • Nonetheless, there is something dyadic about these two.

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  • Nonetheless, there is something dyadic about these two.

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  • What happens at the dyadic level, between mother and infant, ultimately affects the very nature and survival of the larger social group.

    The Science of Success

  • What happens at the dyadic level, between mother and infant, ultimately affects the very nature and survival of the larger social group.

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  • Often Bronte's most powerful scenes are dyadic: two pictures appear in the mind, bang, bang, two acts of imagistic assertion, with the second simply erasing or subtracting the first.

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  • Often Bronte's most powerful scenes are dyadic: two pictures appear in the mind, bang, bang, two acts of imagistic assertion, with the second simply erasing or subtracting the first.

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  • The resulting intensification of economic relations between Kabul and Peshawar was colonially inspired and the new dyadic link was achieved through the textual and territorial reconfiguration of kuchi commercial activities and movements in relation to and in between both markets.

    Connecting Histories in Afghanistan: Market Relations and State Formation on a Colonial Frontier

  • However, today, as always, there is more complexity to the relationship between these three cities than any single dyadic market connection can explain.

    Connecting Histories in Afghanistan: Market Relations and State Formation on a Colonial Frontier

  • It included communications training, sensory awareness, massage, meditation, guided imagery, dreamwork, dream communities, aggression release and assertiveness training, and dyadic encounters, as well as many types of group work to help them become sensitive to the needs of others.

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