a system of representing letters, numbers, or other characters, using binary notation.
(computing) the representation of each one of a set of numbers, letters, etc, as a unique sequence of bits, as in ASCII
- Binary-coded decimal system
a numerical system in which each decimal digit is represented by a unique collection of binary digits, not necessarily the same as those used in binary notation. Abbreviation: BCD.
- Binary color
- Binary digit
either of the digits 0 or 1 when used in the binary number system. bit3 (def 1). noun either of the two digits 0 or 1, used in binary notation See also bit4 binary digit 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.