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## 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.*

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## binomial

(baɪˈnəʊmɪəl)*n*

**1.**(Mathematics) a mathematical expression consisting of two terms, such as 3

*x*+ 2

*y*

**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*

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## bi•no•mi•al

(baɪˈnoʊ mi əl)*n.*

**1.**an algebraic expression that is a sum or difference of two terms, as 3

*x*+ 2

*y*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.*

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## bi·no·mi·al

(bī-nō′mē-əl) A mathematical expression having two terms, such as 3

*a*+ 2*b.*The American Heritage® Student Science Dictionary, Second Edition. Copyright © 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

**binomial**

a name composed of two terms, a generic and a specific. —

See also: Classification**binomial**,*adj*.-Ologies & -Isms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

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Noun | 1. | binomial - (mathematics) a quantity expressed as a sum or difference of two terms; a polynomial with two termsquantity - 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" |

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Translations

**binomi**

**kaksiosainen**

**tieteellinen nimi**

**binom**

binomio

**binomiale****binom**

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## binomial

[baɪˈnəʊmɪəl] (*Math*)

**1.**

*adj*→ binomio/a

**2.**

*n*→ binomiale

*f*

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