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**4 definitions found
for Binomial****From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
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Binomial \Bi*no"mi*al\, n. [L. bis twice + nomen name: cf. F.
binome, LL. binomius (or fr. bi- + Gr. ? distribution ?). Cf.
Monomial.] (Alg.)
An expression consisting of two terms connected by the sign
plus (+) or minus (-); as, a + b, or 7 - 3.
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**From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
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Binomial \Bi*no"mi*al\, a.
1. Consisting of two terms; pertaining to binomials; as, a
binomial root.
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2. (Nat. Hist.) Having two names; -- used of the system by
which every animal and plant receives two names, the one
indicating the genus, the other the species, to which it
belongs.
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Binomial theorem (Alg.), the theorem which expresses the
law of formation of any power of a binomial.
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**From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
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binomial
adj 1: of or relating to or consisting of two terms; "binomial
expression"
2: having or characterized by two names, especially those of
genus and species in taxonomies; "binomial nomenclature of
bacteria" [syn: binomial, binominal]
n 1: (mathematics) a quantity expressed as a sum or difference
of two terms; a polynomial with two terms

**From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
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24 Moby Thesaurus words for "binomial":
Linnaean, biaxial, bicameral, bicuspid, bifid, biform, binocular,
binominal, bipartite, biped, bipetalous, bipinnate, bisexual,
bivalent, classificatory, nomenclatural, onomastic, orismological,
taxonomic, terminological, toponymic, toponymous, trinomial,
unibivalent

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