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binary British & World English

Relating to, composed of, or involving two things

binary code British & World English

A coding system using the binary digits 0 and 1 to represent a letter, digit, or other character in a computer or other electronic device

binary star British & World English

A system of two stars in which one star revolves round the other or both revolve round a common centre

binary tree British & World English

A data structure in which a record is linked to two successor records, usually referred to as the left branch when greater and the right when less than the previous record

binary digit British & World English

One of two digits (0 or 1) in a binary system of notation

binary system British & World English

A system in which information can be expressed by combinations of the digits 0 and 1

visual binary British & World English

A binary star of which the components are sufficiently far apart to be resolved by an optical telescope

astrometric binary British & World English

A binary star system in which one companion is invisible, but is known to be present from its effect on measurements relating to the other

binary operation British & World English

A mathematical operation, such as addition or multiplication, performed on two elements of a set to derive a third element

eclipsing binary British & World English

A binary star whose brightness varies periodically as the two components pass one in front of the other

binary coded decimal British & World English

A system for coding a number in which each digit of a decimal number is represented individually by its binary equivalent

fission British & World English

Reproduction by means of a cell or organism dividing into two or more new cells or organisms