binomial

noun bi·no·mi·al \ bī-ˈnō-mē-əl \

Definition of binomial

1 : a mathematical expression consisting of two terms connected by a plus sign or minus sign
2 : a biological species name consisting of two terms

binomial

adjective

binomially

play \-mē-ə-lē\ adverb

Examples of binomial in a Sentence

  1. the binomial a + b

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Origin and Etymology of binomial

New Latin binomium, from Medieval Latin, neuter of binomius having two names, alteration of Latin binominis, from bi- + nomin-, nomen name — more at name

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BINOMIAL Defined for English Language Learners

binomial

noun

Definition of binomial for English Language Learners

  • mathematics : an expression consisting of two terms connected by a plus sign or minus sign


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binomial

noun bi·no·mi·al \ bī-ˈnō-mē-əl \

medical Definition of binomial

: a biological species name consisting of two terms

binomial

adjective

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