English dictionary

binomial meaning and definition

BINOMIAL noun

Definition of binomial (noun)

  1. (mathematics) a quantity expressed as a sum or difference of two terms; a polynomial with two terms

BINOMIAL adjective

Definition of binomial (adjective)

  1. of or relating to or consisting of two terms
    • "binomial expression"
  2. having or characterized by two names, especially those of genus and species in taxonomies
    • "binomial nomenclature of bacteria"
    • synonyms: binominal
Source: Princeton University Wordnet