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binary field

[′bīn·ə·rē ′fēld]
(computer science)
A field that contains data in the form of binary numbers.
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binary field

A field that contains binary numbers. It may refer to the storage of binary numbers for calculation purposes, or to a field that is capable of holding any information, including data, text, graphics images, voice and video. See LOB.
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