binary

Pronunciation Adjective

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Pronunciation Adjective

**binary**

- Being in a state of one of two mutually exclusive conditions such as on or off, true or false, molten or frozen, presence or absence of a signal.
*Binary**states are often represented as 1 and 0 in computer science.*

- (
*logic*) Concerning logic whose subject matter concerns binary states. - (
*arithmetic, computing*) Concerning numbers and calculations using the binary number system. - Having two equally important parts; related to something with two parts.
*Two ingredients are combined in a***binary**poison.*A***binary**statistical distribution has only two categories.

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*mathematics, programming, computer engineering*) Of an operation, function, procedureor logic gate, taking exactly two operands, arguments, parameters or inputs; having domain of dimension 2. *Division of reals is a***binary**operation.

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*computing*) Of data, consisting coded values (e.g. machine code) not interpretable as plain or ASCII text (e.g. source code).*He downloaded the***binary**distribution for Linux, then burned it to DVD.

- (
*comparable*) Focusing on two mutually exclusive conditions.*He has a very***binary**understanding of gender.

- (
*arity, adicity, rank*) dyadic - (
*logic of binary states*) Boolean - (
*related to something with two parts*) double, twin; see also Thesaurus:dual - (
*of calculations with binary numbers*) base-2

- non-binary
- (
*arbitrary data*) ASCII, text

- binarily
- binarity

- French: binaire
- German: binär
- Italian: binario, binaria
- Portuguese: binário
- Russian: двои́чный
- Spanish: binario

**binary**

- A thing which can have only (one or the other of) two values.
**2012**, Li-Hsiang Lisa Rosenlee,*Confucianism and Women: A Philosophical Interpretation*(ISBN 0791481794), page 51:- The correlation between warmth and cold is an internal one where the existence of one depends on and is defined by the other. Hence, the yin-yang
**binary**as a correlative**binary**of light-shade or warmth-cold [...]

- The correlation between warmth and cold is an internal one where the existence of one depends on and is defined by the other. Hence, the yin-yang
**2012**, Scott L. Baugh,*Latino American Cinema*(ISBN 0313380376):- The “in” versus “out” of this sociological model certainly carries to the admittedly simplistic
**binary**of “good” versus “bad” of stereotypes in fictional works and the scholarly approaches to them.

- The “in” versus “out” of this sociological model certainly carries to the admittedly simplistic

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*mathematics, computing, uncountable*) The bijective base-2 numeral system, which uses only the digits 0 and 1. - (
*computing*) An executable computer file. - (
*astronomy*) A satellite system consisting of two stars or other bodies orbiting each other.

- (
*base 2 numeral system*) base 2 - (
*system of two stars*) binary star, double star

- (
*computing*) non-binary

- binarism (
*see there for more*)

- French: binarité
- German: Binärsystem
- Portuguese: binário

- French: exécutable
- German: Binärcode
- Portuguese: binário

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