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binary

 [bi´nah-re]
1. made up of two elements or parts.
2. denoting a number system with a base of two.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

bi·na·ry

(bī'nār-ē),
1. Comprising two components, elements, molecules, or other feature.
2. Denoting a choice of two mutually exclusive outcomes for one event (for example, male or female, heads or tails, affected or unaffected).
[L. binarius, consisting of two, fr. bini, two at a time]
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binary

adjective Consisting of or characterised by 2 parts, pieces, or things.
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bi·na·ry

(bī'nar-ē)
1. Comprising two components, elements, molecules, or other factor or quality.
2. Denoting a choice of two mutually exclusive outcomes for one event (e.g., male or female, heads or tails, affected or unaffected).
[L. binarius, consisting of two, fr. bini, two at a time]
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(7) After the function transformation, the minutiae (x, y, [theta]) information cascades the coordinate value which the coordinate values are converted to 8-bit binary number, then synthesized a 16-bit binary number, and then converted into a decimal number u again.
The maximal output is 9 x 9 = 81 = [[1010001].sub.2], which is a 7-bit binary number. Since 1-digit 8421BCD number is the same as a 4-bit binary number, a 4 x 4-bit binary multiplier is used to perform the 1 x 1-digit binary multiplier.
(4) According to the bit permutation principle described in Section 3.2, the improved butterfly network is used to select the DNA encoding rule 1, and the DNA sequence SQ is transformed into a binary number as the control bit.
Each solution in the population will be initialized to a binary number randomly selected from the uniform distribution over the set [0,1].
Binary numbers with 8 places have three major advantages that are listed below.
Why do you think the binary number system was created?
Let [B.sub.n] be the set of binary numbers with the word length n, for example,
The ADC converts the voltage to a binary number. The elevation trajectory generation algorithm produces a time-based sequence of binary numbers representing the desired elevation at any given time.
It is natural to use the bitstrings, interpreted as binary numbers, to index into an array that keeps track of the distance corresponding to that index.
Is the invention in actuality only a mathematical algorithm, such as a computer program designed to convert binary-coded decimal numbers into binary numbers? If so, then the invention is unpatentable.
Additional binary numbers help indicate our average height and the world's population when the message was sent (roughly 4 billion).
Electrical pulses could be coded with binary numbers. Low current would be 0, high current 1.