either of the digits 0 or 1 when used in the binary number system.
bit3 (def 1).
either of the two digits 0 or 1, used in binary notation See also bit4
Either of the digits 0 or 1, used in the binary number system. See more at bit.
- Binary fission
fission into two organisms approximately equal in size. noun asexual reproduction in unicellular organisms by division into two daughter cells binary fission See fission.
- Binary form
a basic musical form having two closely related sections. Historical Examples Musical Portraits Paul Rosenfeld The Pianoforte Sonata J.S. Shedlock Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 6 Various The Pianoforte Sonata J.S. Shedlock The Pianoforte Sonata J.S. Shedlock The Pianoforte Sonata J.S. Shedlock noun (music) a structure consisting of two sections, each being played […]
consisting of, indicating, or involving two. Mathematics. of or relating 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. The decimal number 58 appears as 111010 in binary notation, since 58 = 1 × 2 5 […]
- Binary operation
a mathematical operation in which two elements are combined to yield a single result: Addition and multiplication are binary operations on the set of real numbers.