English - Etymology
English - 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.
- (logic) Concerning logic whose subject matter concerns binary states.
- (arithmetic, computing) Concerning numbers and calculations using the binary number system.
- Having two equally important parts; related to something with two parts.
- (mathematics, programming, computer engineering) Of an operation, function, procedure, or logic gate, taking exactly two operands, arguments, parameters, or inputs; having domain of dimension 2.
- (computing) Of data, consisting coded values not interpretable as plain or ASCII text.
- (arity, adicity, rank): dyadic
- (logic of binary states): Boolean
- (of calculations with binary numbers): base-2
English - Noun
- (mathematics, computing, uncountable) The bijective base-2 numeral system, which uses only the digits 0 and 1.
- (computing) An executable computer file.
- (astronomy) A star system consisting of only two stars.