What does senary mean?

Definitions for senaryˈsɛn ə ri

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  1. senary(Adjective)

    Of sixth rank or order.

  2. Origin: From the senarius, from seni + -arius (whence the suffix -ary).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Senary(adj)

    of six; belonging to six; containing six

  2. Origin: [L. senarius, fr. seni six each, fr. sex six. See Six.]


  1. Senary

    In mathematics, a senary numeral system is a base-6 numeral system. Senary may be considered useful in the study of prime numbers since all primes other than 2 and 3, when expressed in base-six, have 1 or 5 as the final digit. Writing out the prime numbers in base-six, the first few primes are That is, for every prime number p with, one has the modular arithmetic relations that either or : the final digits is a 1 or a 5. This is proved by contradiction. For integer n: ⁕If n mod 6 = 0, 6|n ⁕If n mod 6 = 2, 2|n ⁕If n mod 6 = 3, 3|n ⁕If n mod 6 = 4, 2|n Furthermore, all known perfect numbers besides 6 itself have 44 as the final two digits when expressed in base 6.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Senary

    sen′ar-i, adj. containing six: of or belonging to six.—n. Senā′rius, in Latin prosody, a verse of six feet. [L. senariusseni, six each—sex, six.]

Anagrams for senary »

  1. yearns

  2. arynes


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of senary in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of senary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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