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bi·no·mi·al

(bī-nō′mē-əl)
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).]

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
(Mathematics) referring to two names or terms
[C16: from Medieval Latin binōmius from bi-1 + Latin nōmen name]
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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 3x + 2y and x 2− 4 x.
2. a taxonomic name consisting of a generic and a specific term, used to designate species.
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

(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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
 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 variablemath, 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"binominalonymous - bearing a name; "articles in magazines are usually onymous"
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Translations
binomikaksiosainentieteellinen nimi
binom
binomiobinomiale
binom

binomial

[baɪˈnəʊmɪəl]
B. N
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binomial

[baɪˈnəʊmɪəl] (Math)
2. nbinomiale f
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