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Consisting of or relating to two names or terms.
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).]
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
(Mathematics) referring to two names or terms
[C16: from Medieval Latin binōmius from bi-1 + Latin nōmen name]
bi•no•mi•al(baɪˈnoʊ mi əl)
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]
A mathematical expression having two terms, such as 3a + 2b.
a name composed of two terms, a generic and a specific. — binomial, adj.See also: Classification
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|Noun||1.||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
|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"