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binary system
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noun
1.
a system involving only two elements, as 0 and 1 or yes and no.
2.
Mathematics
.
a system of counting or measurement whose units are powers of two. Compare
binary
(
def 2a
)
.
3.
Astronomy
,
binary star
.
Also called
dyadic system
(for defs 1, 2).
Origin:
1825–35
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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binary system
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World English Dictionary
binary notation
or
binary system
—
n
a number system having a base of two, numbers being expressed by sequences of the digits 0 and 1: used in computing, as 0 and 1 can be represented electrically as
off
and
on
binary system
or
binary system
—
n
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They think it was part of a twostar or
binary system
.
If it actually is in the nebula, perhaps its one member of a former binary
system, the other star being the one that exploded.
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system: two stars orbiting each other.
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binary system
, in a tight
orbit around another star.
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