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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Twofold.
  • adj. Of or relating to a dyad.
  • n. Mathematics The sum of a finite number of dyads.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Pertaining to the number two; of two parts or elements.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to the number two; of two parts or elements.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining or relating to the number two, or to a dyad; consisting of two parts or elements: as, a dyadic metal.
  • In Gr. pros.:
  • Comprising two different rhythms or meters: as, a dyadic epiploce.
  • Consisting of pericopes, or groups of systems each of which contains two unlike systems: as, a dyadic poem.
  • Also dyad, duadic.
  • n. In mathematics, a sum of dyads.
  • n. The science of reckoning with a system of numerals in which the ratio of values of successive places is two.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to a dyad or based on two

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