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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.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

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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Studying these X-ray binaries further would help our understanding of how they form as a consequence of black hole-star interactions.
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CodeSonar for Binaries is currently being used by early adopters at a number of organizations.
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Rather, I want to emphasize how difficult it is not to reimpose the very binaries we seek to escape.
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Some 115 papers are presented in sections corresponding to the nine sessions of the program: new frontiers; modeling advancements; population synthesis and catalogs; formation and evolution of binary stars; spectroscopy, interferometry, and polarimetry; active, interacting, and chemically peculiar binaries; high-mass and x-ray binaries; low-mass binaries and exoplanets; and other topics.
In case of a neutron star or a white dwarf the emission originates from both the accretion disk and the surface of the compact star while in black hole binaries the only source of X-rays is the accretion disk.
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With the new data in hand, astronomers can now train Chandra's eye on more-distant galaxies of the same type and gather more data for honing their theories about how X-ray binaries and jets form.