1 of or pertaining to a number system have 2 as its base; "a binary digit"
2 consisting of two (units or components or elements or terms) or based on two; "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" n : a system of two stars that revolve around each other under their mutual gravitation [syn: binary star, double star]
- Being in a state of one of two mutually exclusive conditions,
such as on or off, true or false, 6 or not 6, or the presence or
absence of an electrical pulse.
- Binary states are often abstracted as 1 and 0 in computer science.
- Concerning logic whose subject matter concerns binary states.
- In the context of "arithmetic|computing": Concerning numbers and mathematical calculations using the binary number system.
- Having two equally important parts.
- binary star
- binary poison
- binary star
- Related to something with two parts.
- A binary distribution is a statistical distribution with only two categories.
- : Refers to data consisting of arbitrary values, as opposed to
that which can be interpreted as plain or ASCII text.
- He downloaded the binary distribution for Linux, then burned it to DVD.
on or off
using binary number system
- French: binaire
- ttbc Persian: (dodoi)
- Academic: двоичный
- IT slang: бинарный
- Academic: двоичный
Nounbinary (plural binaries)
- Finnish: binäärijärjestelmä
- Japanese: (, nishinhō)
executable computer file
- Czech: binárka
Binary means composed of two parts or two pieces. It contrasts with Unary, Ternary, Quaternary, and so on.
Binary may also refer to:
- Binary option, also known as digital option OR all-or-nothing option
- Binary numeral system, a representation for numbers using only two digits (usually, 0 and 1)
- Binary function, a function in mathematics that takes two arguments
- Binary data, composed of something other than human-readable text
- Executable file, a "binary", containing machine code for the computer to execute
- Binary compound, a chemical compound containing two different chemical elements
- Binary fission, the splitting of a single-celled organism into two daughter cells
- Binary star, a star system with two stars in it
- Binary planet, two planetary bodies of comparable mass orbiting each other
- Binary asteroid, two asteroids orbiting each other
- Binary (novel), a 1972 novel by Michael Crichton (writing as John Lange)
- Binary (comics), a superheroine in the Marvel Universe
- Binary form, a way of structuring a piece of music
- Binary bet, a bet on a proposition which is quoted as a spread bet
- Binary code, the digital representation of text and data.
- Binary prefix, indicating magnitude multipliers in a base-two number system (e.g., kilo-, kibi-, etc.)
- Binary tree, a computer tree data structure in which each node has at most two children
- Binary-coded decimal, a method for encoding for decimal digits in binary sequences
- Finger binary, a system for counting in binary numbers on the fingers of human hands
- Binomial %28disambiguation%29
binary in German: Binär
binary in French: Binaire
binary in Galician: Binario
binary in Korean: 이진
binary in Hebrew: בינארי
binary in Norwegian: Binær
binary in Portuguese: Binário
binary in Albanian: Binarët
binary in Ukrainian: Бінарний
Janus-like, ambidextrous, bifacial, bifold, biform, bilateral, binate, biparous, bivalent, conduplicate, disomatous, double, double-barreled, double-faced, dual, dualistic, duple, duplex, duplicate, geminate, geminated, second, secondary, twin, twinned, two-faced, two-level, two-ply, two-sided, two-story, twofold