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Re: Re: To Trinary or not to Ternary

by Not_a_Number (Prior)
on Dec 05, 2003 at 18:44 UTC ( #312586=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: To Trinary or not to Ternary
in thread To Trinary or not to Ternary

Some very brief research reveals that the word Trinary does not "exist," per se.

Some very brief research on my part reveals that the word "trinary" does exist :-)

It's in my Chambers Dictionary. It's in my Longman Dictionary of the English Language (which defines it as a synonym of "ternary"). And it's even in my Collins Robert French-English English-French Dictionary.


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Re: Re: Re: To Trinary or not to Ternary
by sauoq (Abbot) on Dec 05, 2003 at 18:58 UTC

    And... it's a valid Scrabble™ word.

    "My two cents aren't worth a dime.";
Re: Re: Re: To Trinary or not to Ternary
by jweed (Chaplain) on Dec 06, 2003 at 06:28 UTC
    Well, I gues that the 1913 edition of Webster's Unabrigded and the Free online dictionary of computing just aren't "in the know" ;)

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