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1. binary

noun. ['ˈbaɪnəˌriː'] a system of two stars that revolve around each other under their mutual gravitation.

Synonyms

  • double star
  • binary star

Antonyms

  • sui generis
  • lone
  • azygous

Etymology

  • binarius (Latin)
  • bini (Latin)

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Rhymes with Binary

  • refinery
  • whinery
  • winery
  • finery

How do you pronounce binary?

Pronounce binary as ˈbaɪnəˌri.

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Sentences with binary


1. Adjective
The binary plan limits the number of people directly below you to two, each forming a separate leg.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Reading and simple mathematical operations with binary is critical for low-level programming of hardware.

Quotes about binary


1. Supposing that originally there was nothing but one creator, how could ordinary binary sexual relations come into being?
- Neal Stephenson, Snow Crash

2. equivalent-binary-digit_factor

noun. the average number of binary digits needed to express one radix digit in a numeration system that is not binary; on the average a number that can be expressed in N decimal digits takes 3.3N binary digits.

Synonyms

  • divisor

Antonyms

  • aliquant

3. binary

adjective. ['ˈbaɪnəˌriː'] consisting of two (units or components or elements or terms).

Antonyms

  • source program

Etymology

  • binarius (Latin)
  • bini (Latin)

4. binary

noun. ['ˈbaɪnəˌriː'] a pre-compiled, pre-linked program that is ready to run under a given operating system; a binary for one operating system will not run on a different operating system.

Synonyms

  • program
  • computer programme
  • programme
  • binary program

Antonyms

  • hardware
  • minor
  • lack
  • uninominal

Etymology

  • binarius (Latin)
  • bini (Latin)
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