Definition of binary digit in English:

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binary digit


One of two digits (0 or 1) in a binary system of notation.
Example sentences
  • The only catch is that the formula works for hexadecimal or binary digits but not for decimal digits.
  • As you can see from table 1, all the ASCII code words are the same length (7 binary digits for Standard ASCII and 8 binary digits for Extended ASCII).
  • Each line, solid or broken, corresponds to a binary choice, a binary digit 0 or 1, if you will.

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Syllabification: bi·na·ry dig·it

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