dyadic-system

dyadic system

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binary system

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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