)Also called ridge bifurcation. In biometrics and fingerprint scanning, bifurcation refers to the point in a fingerprint where a ridge divides to form two ridges.
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- bilevel printer
A type of printer that can print only two levels of intensity for each dot – on or off. For monochrome printers, lightness and darkness (shading) is simulated through dithering. Bilevel color printers use dithering to produce a wide variety of colors. Most ink-jet and laser printers are bilevel. In contrast, expensive color printers, such […]
- billing increment
A call duration measurement unit expressed in seconds. Depending on your service provider, some services are measured and billed in sixty second increments (one minute) or the billing increment may be in durations of six or even ten seconds.
From BINary — A name for directories that contain files stored in binary format — computer-readable but not human-readable files.
Pertaining to a number system that has just two unique digits. For most purposes, we use the decimal number system, which has ten unique digits, 0 through 9. All other numbers are then formed by combining these ten digits. Computers are based on the binary numbering system, which consists of just two unique numbers, 0 […]