Binary Fission

Science / Biology / Binary Fission: The method by which bacteria reproduce. The circular DNA molecule is replicated; then the cell splits into two identical cells, each containing an exact copy of the original cells DNA.


Science / Chemistry / Fission: A nuclear reaction in which an atomic nucleus breaks into smaller nuclei of comparable mass, releasing a large amount of energy. MORE

Nuclear Fission

Science / Chemistry / Nuclear Fission: Splitting of a nucleus into two smaller nuclei and neutrons. The smaller nuclei have higher binding energy than the original nucleus, and fission results in the release of energy. MORE

Rounded Binary

Entertainment / Music / Rounded Binary: Compositional form with two sections, in which the second ends with a return to material from the first: each section is usually repeated. MORE

Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code (EBCDIC)

Technology / Computers / Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code (EBCDIC): It is also called the Extended ASCII Code. This is a common asynchronous code used by IBM. It is pronounced 'ehb-suh-dik'. Many corporation that have legacy applications and databases in IBM's OS/390 MORE

Bit - Binary Digit

Technology / Computers / Bit - Binary Digit: The smallest part of binary code, represented logically by 0 and 1 and electrically by 0 and 5 volts. On a large scale, refers to the state of on and off. MORE

Binary Compound

Science / Chemistry / Binary Compound: A compound that contains two different elements. Nacl is a binary compound; naclo is not. MORE