binary arithmetic definition

  • noun:
    • Arithmetic utilizing binary figures.
  • adjective:
    • that by which numbers are expressed according to the binary scale, or in which two numbers only, 0 and 1, are used, in lieu of ten; the cipher multiplying every little thing by two, as with typical arithmetic by ten. Thus, 1 is one; 10 is two; 11 is three; 100 is four, etc.
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