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binary system

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  1. a system involving only two elements, as 0 and 1 or yes and no.
  2. Mathematics. a system of counting or measurement whose units are powers of two.Compare binary(def 2a).
  3. Astronomy. binary star.
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Origin of binary system

First recorded in 1825–35
Also called dyadic system (for defs 1, 2).
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