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Definition of Ternary

Ternary
Ternary Ter"na*ry, n.; pl. Ternaries. A ternion; the number three; three things taken together; a triad. Some in ternaries, some in pairs, and some single. --Holder.
Ternary
Ternary Ter"na*ry, a. [L. ternarius, fr. terni. See Tern, a.] 1. Proceeding by threes; consisting of three; as, the ternary number was anciently esteemed a symbol of perfection, and held in great veneration. 2. (Chem.) Containing, or consisting of, three different parts, as elements, atoms, groups, or radicals, which are regarded as having different functions or relations in the molecule; thus, sodic hydroxide, NaOH, is a ternary compound.

Meaning of Ternary from wikipedia

- Ternary (from Latin ternarius) is an adjective meaning "composed of three items". It can refer to: Ternary numeral system, a base-3 counting system Balanced...
- A ternary /ˈtɜːrnəri/ numeral system (also called base 3) has three as its base. Analogous to a bit, a ternary digit is a trit (trinary digit). One trit...
- A ternary computer (also called trinary computer) is a computer that uses ternary logic (three possible values) instead of the more po****r binary system...
- A ternary plot, ternary graph, triangle plot, simplex plot, Gibbs triangle or de Finetti diagram is a barycentric plot on three variables which sum to...
- In computer programming, ?: is a ternary operator that is part of the syntax for basic conditional expressions in several programming languages. It is...
- Ternary form, sometimes called song form, is a three-part musical form consisting of an opening section (A), a following section (B) and then a repetition...
- A ternary complex is a protein complex containing three different molecules that are bound together. In structural biology, ternary complex can also be...
- In inorganic chemistry, a ternary compound is a compound containing three different elements. An example is sodium phosphate, Na3PO4. The sodium ion has...
- In materials chemistry, a ternary phase is chemical compound containing three different elements. Some ternary phases compounds are molecular, e.g. chloroform...
- the ternary construction only in p****ing, as an example of a more general idea, that of a perfect set that is nowhere dense. The Cantor ternary set C...
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