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1. Twofold.
2. Of or relating to a dyad.
n. Mathematics
The sum of a finite number of dyads.


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


(daɪˈæd ɪk)

1. of or consisting of a dyad; being a group of two.
2. pertaining to the number 2.
3. Math. two or more dyads added together.
[1720–30; < Greek]
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Adj.1.dyadic - of or relating to a dyad or based on two
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The author covers the compactness argument, the dyadic lattice of cells with small boundaries, the Main Lemma, the stopping cells for the proof of Main Lemma 5.
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One possibility that may account for the deterioration of relationship quality among same-sex couples is that internalized homophobia and the expectation of stigma could simultaneously influence perceptions of dyadic adjustment.
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Moreover, individual and dyadic contributions to global or scale-specific dissimilarity become useful in order to identify those group members or pairs of members mainly responsible for heterogeneity.
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Correlations between maternal AAI scores and the variables studied also showed that the maternal Passivity and Unresolved scales were associated with less adequate dyadic attention and emotion regulation, while the maternal Coherence scale was associated with more adequate dyadic attention and emotion regulation.