Binary vs Semigroup - What's the difference?

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As an adjective binary

is being in a state of one of two mutually exclusive conditions such as on or off, true or false, molten or frozen, presence or absence of a signal.

As a noun binary

is (mathematics|computing|uncountable) the bijective base-2 numeral system, which uses only the digits.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

binary

English

(wikipedia binary)

Adjective

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  • Being in a state of one of two mutually exclusive conditions such as on or off, true or false, molten or frozen, presence or absence of a signal.
  • * {{quote-magazine, title=The climate of Tibet: Pole-land
  • , date=2013-05-11, volume=407, issue=8835, page=80 , magazine=(The Economist) citation , passage=Of all the transitions brought about on the Earth’s surface by temperature change, the melting of ice into water is the starkest. It is binary . And for the land beneath, the air above and the life around, it changes everything.}}
    Binary states are often represented as 1 and 0 in computer science.
  • (logic) Concerning logic whose subject matter concerns binary states.
  • (arithmetic, computing) Concerning numbers and calculations using the binary number system.
  • Having two equally important parts; related to something with two parts.
  • Two ingredients are combined in a binary poison.
    A binary statistical distribution has only two categories.
  • (mathematics, programming, computer engineering) Of an operation, function, procedure or inputs; having domain of dimension 2.
  • Division of reals is a binary operation.
  • (computing) Of data, consisting coded values not interpretable as plain or ASCII text.
  • He downloaded the binary distribution for Linux, then burned it to DVD.

    Synonyms

    * dyadic * (logic of binary states) Boolean * (of calculations with binary numbers)

    Antonyms

    * (arbitrary data) ASCII, text

    Derived terms

    * binary antonym * binary arithmetic * binary code * binary compound * binary digit * binary distribution * binary fission * binary function * binary logarithm * binary name * binary noun * binary number * binary numeral system * binary operation * binary operator * binary quasar * binary relation * binary star * binary star system * binary system * binary tree * contact binary * gender binary

    See also

    * unary * ternary

    Noun

    (binaries) (wikipedia binary)
  • (mathematics, computing, uncountable) The bijective base-2 numeral system, which uses only the digits .
  • (computing) An executable computer file.
  • (astronomy) A star system consisting of only two stars.
  • Synonyms

    * * (system of two stars) binary star, double star

    Derived terms

    * binary-coded decimal * visual binary * X-ray binary

    See also

    * -ary * decimal * hexadecimal * octal

    Anagrams

    *

    semigroup

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia semigroup) (en noun)
  • (mathematics) Any set for which there is a binary operation that is both closed and associative.
  • * 1961 , Alfred Hoblitzelle Clifford, ?G. B. Preston, The Algebraic Theory of Semigroups (page 70)
  • If a semigroup S'' contains a zeroid, then every left zeroid is also a right zeroid, and vice versa, and the set ''K'' of all the zeroids of ''S'' is the kernel of ''S .

    Hyponyms

    * monoid * group