Binaryadjective

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.

‘Binary states are often represented as 1 and 0 in computer science.’;

Quaternaryadjective

Of fourth rank or order

‘the quaternary stress in a pronounced word’;

Binaryadjective

(logic) Concerning logic whose subject matter concerns binary states.

Quaternaryadjective

Of a mathematical expression containing e.g. x^{4}

Binaryadjective

Concerning numbers and calculations using the binary number system.

Quaternaryadjective

Relating to or in number base four

Binaryadjective

Having two equally important parts; related to something with two parts.

‘Two ingredients are combined in a binary poison.’; ‘A binary statistical distribution has only two categories.’;

Quaternaryadjective

(organic chemistry) quaternary ammonium

Binaryadjective

Of an operation, function, procedure, or logic gate, taking exactly two operands, arguments, parameters, or inputs; having domain of dimension 2.

‘Division of reals is a binary operation.’;

Quaternaryadjective

(inorganic chemistry) composed of four elements

Binaryadjective

(computing) Of data, consisting coded values (e.g. machine code) not interpretable as plain or ASCII text (e.g. source code).

‘He downloaded the binary distribution for Linux, then burned it to DVD.’;

Quaternarynoun

(chemistry) A quaternary compound.

Binaryadjective

(comparable) Focusing on two mutually exclusive conditions.

‘He has a very binary understanding of gender.’;

Quaternarynoun

(geology) The Quaternary period or the system of deposits laid down during it.

Binarynoun

A thing which can have only (one or the other of) two values.

Quaternaryadjective

Consisting of four; by fours, or in sets of four.

Binarynoun

The bijective base-2 numeral system, which uses only the digits 0 and 1.

Quaternaryadjective

Later than, or subsequent to, the Tertiary; Post-tertiary; as, the Quaternary age, or Age of man.

Binarynoun

(computing) An executable computer file.

Quaternarynoun

The number four.

Binarynoun

(astronomy) A satellite system consisting of two stars or other bodies orbiting each other.

Quaternarynoun

The Quaternary age, era, or formation. See the Chart of Geology.

Binaryadjective

Compounded or consisting of two things or parts; characterized by two (things).

Quaternarynoun

last 2 million years

Binarynoun

That which is constituted of two figures, things, or parts; two; duality.

Quaternarynoun

the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one

Binarynoun

a system of two stars that revolve around each other under their mutual gravitation

Quaternaryadjective

consisting of or especially arranged in sets of four;

‘quaternate leaves’; ‘a quaternary compound’;

Binaryadjective

of or pertaining to a number system have 2 as its base;

‘a binary digit’;

Quaternaryadjective

coming next after the third and just before the fifth in position or time or degree or magnitude;

‘the quaternary period of geologic time extends from the end of the tertiary period to the present’;

Binaryadjective

consisting of two (units or components or elements or terms) or based on two;

‘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’;

Quaternary

Quaternary ( kwə-TUR-nə-ree, KWOT-ər-nerr-ee) is the current and most recent of the three periods of the Cenozoic Era in the geologic time scale of the International Commission on Stratigraphy (ICS). It follows the Neogene Period and spans from 2.588 ± 0.005 million years ago to the present.

Binaryadjective

relating to, composed of, or involving two things.

Binaryadjective

relating to, using, or denoting a system of numerical notation that has 2 rather than 10 as a base.

Binarynoun

the binary system of notation

‘the device is counting in binary’;

Binarynoun

something having two parts.

Binarynoun

a binary star.