Today's Word of the Day means...
binary bi·na·ry (bī'nə-rē)
Characterized by or consisting of two parts or components; twofold.
Consisting of or containing only molecules having two kinds of atoms.
Anything composed of two parts. In modern computers, information is stored in banks of components that act like switches. Since switches can be either on or off, they have a binary character, and we say that the computer uses “binary arithmetic” to do its work.