dyadic

[ dahy-ad-ik ]
/ daɪˈæd ɪk /

adjective

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

noun

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

Words nearby dyadic

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Example sentences 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

dyadic
/ (daɪˈædɪk) /

adjective

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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