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bimetallic composed of two metals. [2 definitions]
bimetallism the use of two metals, usu. gold and silver, at fixed values in relation to each other, as the monetary standard of currency and value. [2 definitions]
bimonthly appearing or occurring every two months. [3 definitions]
bin a storage container or space, as for such things as firewood, foods, or coal, or for things that will eventually be discarded. [2 definitions]
bin- two; both.
binary consisting of or characterized by two parts or components. [4 definitions]
binary star two stars orbiting around a common center of gravity and often appearing as one to the unaided sight or through a telescope; double star.
binary system a numbering system with a base of two. In binary numbers, any number can be expressed by 1, 0, or a combination of these. The number five is written as "101" in the binary system.
binate produced in two parts or pairs, as certain leaves.
binational of, pertaining to, composed of, or involving two nations.
binaural having two ears. [3 definitions]
bind to make secure by fastening, as with cord or the like. [13 definitions]
binder a large, sturdy notebook cover that contains a device for holding loose papers. [4 definitions]
bindery a place where books are bound.
binding the act of fastening, securing, and holding together. [6 definitions]
bindle (slang, old-fashioned) a bundle of possessions carried by a hobo, usually including bedding. Traditionally, a bindle might be tied to a stick and carried over the shoulder.
bindweed any of several related twining or vinelike plants that bear pink or white trumpet-shaped flowers. [2 definitions]
bine the stem of any of various twining or vinelike plants. [2 definitions]
Binet-Simon scale a series of tests graded according to the mental abilities at different ages of the average population, esp. children, with which the abilities of the individual test-taker can be compared.
Bing cherry a variety of sweet, dark red cherry.
binge (informal) a period of overindulgence, esp. in drinking alcoholic beverages or eating. [2 definitions]