binomial


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to binomial: Binomial coefficient, binomial distribution, Binomial series

bi·no·mi·al

 (bī-nō′mē-əl)
adj.
Consisting of or relating to two names or terms.
n.
1. Mathematics A polynomial with two terms.
2. Biology A taxonomic name in binomial nomenclature.

[From New Latin binōmius, having two names : bi- + French nom, name (from Latin nōmen; see nominal).]

bi·no′mi·al·ly adv.

binomial

(baɪˈnəʊmɪəl)
n
1. (Mathematics) a mathematical expression consisting of two terms, such as 3x + 2y
2. (Biology) a two-part taxonomic name for an animal or plant. See binomial nomenclature
adj
(Mathematics) referring to two names or terms
[C16: from Medieval Latin binōmius from bi-1 + Latin nōmen name]
biˈnomially adv

bi•no•mi•al

(baɪˈnoʊ mi əl)

n.
1. an algebraic expression that is a sum or difference of two terms, as 3x + 2y and x 2− 4 x.
2. a taxonomic name consisting of a generic and a specific term, used to designate species.
adj.
3. of or pertaining to a term, expression, or quantity that has two parts.
[1550–60; < Late Latin binōmi(us) having two names]
bi•no′mi•al•ism, n.
bi•no′mi•al•ly, adv.

bi·no·mi·al

(bī-nō′mē-əl)
A mathematical expression having two terms, such as 3a + 2b.

binomial

a name composed of two terms, a generic and a specific. — binomial, adj.
See also: Classification
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.binomial - (mathematics) a quantity expressed as a sum or difference of two terms; a polynomial with two terms
quantity - the concept that something has a magnitude and can be represented in mathematical expressions by a constant or a variable
math, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
Adj.1.binomial - of or relating to or consisting of two terms; "binomial expression"
2.binomial - having or characterized by two names, especially those of genus and species in taxonomies; "binomial nomenclature of bacteria"
onymous - bearing a name; "articles in magazines are usually onymous"
Translations
binomikaksiosainentieteellinen nimi
binom
binomiobinomiale
binom

binomial

[baɪˈnəʊmɪəl]
A. ADJde dos términos
B. Nbinomio m

binomial

[baɪˈnəʊmɪəl] (Math)
1. adjbinomio/a
2. nbinomiale f
References in classic literature ?
At the age of twenty-one he wrote a treatise upon the Binomial Theorem, which has had a European vogue.
This consultation is intended to cover the purchase of services in the evaluation of directors of family allowance funds by the constitution of a binomial with the evaluator director CNAF.
The main contention of this paper relies on detecting the existence of skill with the generalized binomial distribution, using an established analogy with winning in sports.
However, according to the alternative exact binomial statistical method, the Company met the study endpoint at interim.
The authors demonstrate how to use financial information in security analysis, how to hedge risk through futures contracts, and how to create large decision trees for the binomial pricing model using Microsoft Excel.
2 Classical binomial coefficients of words, shuffle and infiltration
Whenever a new species is discovered, under the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature, it is given a scientific name using binomial nomenclature and a "type" specimen is preserved, usually in a museum or research collection, so that other researchers can refer to it for physical details about the species.
Second, we describe the process that can be employed to estimate a beta-binomial regression using the statistical model developed by Guimaraes, using a fixed effect negative binomial model in Stata (xtnbreg) (Guimaraes 2005).
The purpose of this article is to share the use of multiplication grids in a binomial expansion problem.
The first is the right-circulant determinant sequence with binomial coefficients and the second is the left-circulant determinant sequence with binomial coefficients.