HyperDic: binary

English > 4 senses of the word binary:
ADJECTIVEpertbinaryof or pertaining to a number system have 2 as its base
allbinaryconsisting of two (units or components or elements or terms)
NOUNobjectbinary, binary star, double stara system of two stars that revolve around each other under their mutual gravitation
communicationbinary, binary programa pre-compiled , pre-linked program that is ready to run under a given operating system
binary > pronunciation
Soundsbay'neriy
Rhymesaccessory ... worry: 201 rhymes with eriy...
English > binary: 4 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or pertaining to a number system have 2 as its base.
Example"a binary digit"
Spanishbinario
Catalanbinari
Nounsbinary numeration systema positional system of numeration that uses binary digits and a radix of two
English > binary: 4 senses > adjective 2
MeaningConsisting of two (units or components or elements or terms).
Examples
  • "a binary star is a system in which two stars revolve around each other"
  • "a binary compound"
  • "the binary number system has two as its base"
BroadermultipleHaving or involving or consisting of more than one part or entity or individual
Spanishbinario
Catalanbinari
English > binary: 4 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningA system of two stars that revolve around each other under their mutual gravitation.
Synonymsbinary star, double star
InstancesAldebaranThe brightest star in Taurus
AlgolThe second brightest star in Perseus
Alpha Centauri, Rigil Kent, Rigilbrightest star in Centaurus
Altairdouble star 15.7 light years from Earth
AntaresThe brightest star in Scorpius
Epsilon AurigaeThe largest known star
ProcyonThe brightest star in Canis Minor
Rigel, Beta OrionisThe brightest star in Orion
Sirius, Dog Star, Canicula, SothisThe brightest star in the sky
VegaThe brightest star in the constellation Lyra
Broaderstar(astronomy) a celestial body of hot gases that radiates energy derived from thermonuclear reactions in the interior
Spanishestrella binaria, estrella doble
Catalanestel binari, estel doble, estrella binària, estrella doble
English > binary: 4 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA 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.
Synonymbinary program
Broaderprogram, programme, computer program, computer programme(computer science) a sequence / sequence of instructions that a computer can interpret and execute
Spanishprograma binario
Catalanprograma binari

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