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binary digit
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noun
,
Mathematics, Computers.
1.
either of the digits 0 or 1 when used in the binary number system.
2.
bit
^{3}
(def 1).
Origin of
binary digit
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1945-1950
First recorded in
1945-50
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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British Dictionary definitions for
binary digit
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binary digit
noun
1.
either of the two digits 0 or 1, used in binary notation
See also
bit
^{4}
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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binary digit
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binary digit
Either of the digits 0 or 1, used in the binary number system. See more at
bit
.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary
Copyright © 2002. Published by Houghton Mifflin. All rights reserved.
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