Definitions for binaryˈbaɪ nə ri, -nɛr i
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
bi•na•ryˈbaɪ nə ri, -nɛr i(adj.; n.)(pl.)-ries.
(adj.)consisting of, indicating, or involving two.
of or pertaining to a system of numerical notation to the base 2, in which each place of a number, expressed as 0 or 1, corresponds to a power of 2. of or pertaining to the digits or numbers used in binary notation. of or pertaining to a binary system.
noting a chemical compound containing only two elements or groups, as sodium chloride or methyl bromide.
of, pertaining to, or involving a relationship between two alternatives existing in opposition to each other.
Category: Language/Linguistics, Common Vocabulary
(n.)a whole composed of two.
Ref: binary star.
Also called bi′nary num′ber. a number expressed in the binary system of notation.
Origin of binary:
1350–1400; ME < LL bīnārius
binary star, binary, double star(noun)
a system of two stars that revolve around each other under their mutual gravitation
binary, binary program(adj)
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
"the same source code can be compiled to produce different binaries for different operating systems"
of or pertaining to a number system have 2 as its base
"a binary digit"
consisting of two (units or components or elements or terms)
"a binary star is a system in which two stars revolve around each other"; "a binary compound"; "the binary number system has two as its base"
The bijective base-2 numeral system, which uses only the digits 0 and 1.
An executable computer file.
A star system consisting of only two stars.
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.
Binary states are often abstracted as 1 and 0 in computer science.
Concerning logic whose subject matter concerns binary states.
Concerning numbers and calculations using the binary number system.
Having two equally important parts; related to something with two parts.
Of an operation, function, procedure or logic gate, taking exactly one operand, argument, parameter or input; having domain of dimension 2.
Division of reals is a binary operation.
Of data, consisting of arbitrary values; that is, not interpretable as plain or ASCII text.
He downloaded the binary distribution for Linux, then burned it to DVD.
Origin: From binarius, from bini.
compounded or consisting of two things or parts; characterized by two (things)
that which is constituted of two figures, things, or parts; two; duality
Translations for binary
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
the system of writing and calculating with numbers which uses only two digits (0 and 1) and has 2 as a base (101 = 1 four, 0 twos, 1 unit = 5).
- ثُنائي، مُزْدَوِجArabic
- binárioPortuguese (BR)
- dvojkový, binárníCzech
- باینری؛ دودوییFarsi
- a kettes számrendszerHungarian
- binari, binerIndonesian
- binārs; binārā skaitīšanas sistēmaLatvian
- binær; totallsystemetNorwegian
- system dwójkowyPolish
- باینری؛ دودوییPersian
- د حسابولو يو سيستمPashto
- двоичная система счисленияRussian
- dvojkový (systém)Slovak
- binär, binära talsystemetSwedish
- ikili sistemTurkish
- 二進位記數法Chinese (Trad.)
- nhị phânVietnamese
- 二进制，二进位的Chinese (Simp.)
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