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## binomial |

3 definitions found From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]: Binomial \Bi*no"mi*al\, n. [L. bis twice + nomen name: cf F. binome LL binomius (or fr bi- + Gr ? distribution ?). Cf {Monomial}.] (Alg.) An expression consisting of two terms connected by the sign plus (+) or minus (-); as a + b, or 7 - 3. From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]: Binomial \Bi*no"mi*al\, a. 1. Consisting of two terms; pertaining to binomials; as a binomial root. 2. (Nat. Hist.) Having two names -- used of the system by which every animal and plant receives two names the one indicating the genus, the other the species, to which it belongs. {Binomial theorem} (Alg.), the theorem which expresses the law of formation of any power of a binomial. From WordNet r 1.6 [wn]: binomial adj 1: relating to binomials; "binomial expression" 2: consisting of two names or terms; "binomial nomenclature" n : a quantity expressed as a sum or difference of two terms

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