Adjective: binary bI-nu-ree
Noun: binary bI-nu-ree
- Of or pertaining to a number system which has 2 as its base
"a binary digit"
- Consisting of two (units, components, elements or terms)
"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"
- A system of two stars that revolve around each other under their mutual gravitation
- binary star, double star
- A 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
"the same source code can be compiled to produce different binaries for different operating systems";
- binary program
Derived forms: binaries
See also: multiple
Type of: computer program, computer programme [Brit], program, programme [Brit, Cdn], star