[ dahy-ad-ik ]
/ daɪˈæd ɪk /


of or consisting of a dyad; being a group of two.
pertaining to the number 2.


Mathematics. two or more dyads added together.

Words nearby dyadic

Origin of dyadic

From the Greek word dyadikós, dating back to 1720–30. See dyad, -ic
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Examples from the Web for dyadic

  • The Pythagoreans having spoken of the point as a monad naturally were led to speak of the line as dyadic, or related to two.

    The Teaching of Geometry|David Eugene Smith

British Dictionary definitions for dyadic

/ (daɪˈædɪk) /


of or relating to a dyad
relating to or based on two; twofold
logic maths (of a relation, predicate, etc) relating two terms; binaryCompare monadic, polyadic
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