noun

An operation, such as addition, that is applied to two elements of a set to produce a third element of the set.

noun

An operation, such as addition, that is applied to two elements of a set to produce a third element of the set.

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Noun

(*plural* binary operations)

- (algebra) An operation taking two operands.
- The "four rules" of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division are examples of binary operations.

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