## BINARY

### Binary

**Binary**means

*composed of two pieces or two parts*and may refer to: Binary number, a representation for numbers using only two digits, Binary relation, a mathematical relation involving two elements, Binary function, a function in mathematics that takes two arguments, Binary file, composed of something other than human-readable text, Executable, a type of binary file that contains machine code for the computer to execute, Binary code, the digital representation of text and data, Binary compound, a chemical compound containing two different chemical elements, Binary explosive, an explosive made of two components that become explosive when mixed, Binary ...

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### binary

#### Noun

- The bijective base-2 numeral system, which uses only the digits 0 and 1.
- An executable computer file.
- A star system consisting of only two stars.

#### Adjective

- Being in a state of one of two mutually exclusive conditions such as on or off, true or false, molten or frozen, presence or absence of a signal.
*Binary**states are often represented as 1 and 0 in computer science.*

- Concerning logic whose subject matter concerns binary states.
- Concerning numbers and calculations using the binary number system.
- Having two equally important parts; related to something with two parts.
*Two ingredients are combined in a***binary**poison.*A***binary**statistical distribution has only two categories.

- Of an operation, function, procedure or logic gate, taking exactly two operands, arguments, parameters or inputs; having domain of dimension 2.
*Division of reals is a***binary**operation.

- Of data, consisting coded values not interpretable as plain or ASCII text.
*He downloaded the***binary**distribution for Linux, then burned it to DVD.

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