Complete Definition of "binary"

English

Pronunciation
audio|en-us-binary.ogg|Audio (US)

Adjective
binary (not comparable)

  1. 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.

  1. Concerning logic whose subject matter concerns binary states.
  2. context|arithmetic|computing Concerning numbers and mathematical calculations using the binary number system.
  3. Having two equally important parts.

#:binary star
#:binary poison

  1. Related to something with two parts.

#:A binary distribution is a statistical distribution with only two categories.

  1. computing: 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.

Synonyms
i-c|arithmetic|computing base-2<!--the hyphen is required for the adjective-->, Boolean

Antonyms
i-c|arbitrary data text, ASCII

Translations
trans-top|on or off
Danish: binær
Greek: δÏαδικÏÏ (diadikos) m, δÏÎ±Î´Î¹ÎºÏ ÏÏÏÏημα (diadiko sistima) n
Finnish: binäärinen
French: binaire
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Swedish: binär
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trans-top|logic states
Greek: δÏαδικÏÏ (diadikos) m
Dutch: binair, binaire
Finnish: binäärinen
French: binaire
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Italian: binario m, binaria f
Russian: двоиÑнÑй
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trans-top|using binary number system
Greek: δÏαδικÏÏ (diadikos) m
Dutch: binair, binaire, tweetallig, tweetallige
Esperanto: binara, duuma
Finnish: binäärinen
French: binaire
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Italian: binario m, binaria f
Swedish: binär
Russian: двоиÑнÑй
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trans-top|equal importance
Dutch: dubbel-(ster) -> binary star
Finnish: kaksois-
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Swedish: dubbel-
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trans-top|having two parts
Dutch: tweevoudig, tweevoudige
Finnish: binääri-
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Swedish: tudelad
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trans-top|Not ASCII
French: binaire
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ttbc|Persian: FAchar|دÙدÙØ¦Û (dodoi)
Russian:

Noun
binary (plural binaries)
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  1. context|mathematics|computing (uncountable) The base-2 number system, which uses only the digits 0 and 1.
  2. computing An executable computer file.
  3. astronomy A star system consisting of only two stars.

Synonyms
base 2

Translations
trans-top|number system
Finnish: binäärijärjestelmä
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Japanese: JAchar|äºé²æ³ (JAchar|ã«ããã»ã, nishinhÅ)
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See also
-ary
base
decimal
hexadecimal
octal

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