binary system

binary system
1. a system involving only two elements, as 0 and 1 or yes and no.
2. Math. a system of counting or measurement whose units are powers of two. Cf. binary (def. 2a).
3. Astron. See binary star. Also called dyadic system (for defs. 1, 2).
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