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  1. of or consisting of a dyad; being a group of two.
  2. pertaining to the number 2.
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  1. Mathematics. two or more dyads added together.
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Origin of dyadic

From the Greek word dyadikós, dating back to 1720–30. See dyad, -ic
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  • 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


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