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ternary

1. Maths
a. (of a number system) to the base three
b. involving or containing three variables
2. (of an alloy, mixture, or chemical compound) having three different components or composed of three different elements

ternary

[′tər·nə·rē]
(science and technology)
Consisting of three, as in a three-phase (that is, ternary) liquid system.

ternary

(programming)
A description of an operator taking three arguments. The only common example is C's ?: operator which is used in the form "CONDITION ? EXP1 : EXP2" and returns EXP1 if CONDITION is true else EXP2. Haskell has a similar "if CONDITION then EXP1 else EXP2" operator.

See also unary, binary.
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with a binary operation addition " " and a ternary multiplication "" , denoted by juxtaposition, is said to be a ternary semiring S if it satisfies the following conditions:
The structure of the paper is organized as follows: section 2 discusses the common definitions of reversible and ternary logic and some utilized ternary gates.
A full ternary diagram is an equilateral triangle, but since the interest here is in aluminum-rich alloys, the top portion of the triangle (corresponding to magnesium-rich compositions) has been removed.
where [theta] is the aperture half-angle and t([theta]) the transmission function of the ternary optical element, which is expressed as
The flow curves of the ten ternary mixtures at 20 and 60[degrees]C are plotted in Figures 1A and B, respectively.
All binary and ternary Nitinol alloys (NiTi, NiTiCr-10 wt%, NiTiCu-10 wt%, NiTiTa10 wt%) used in this study were manufactured by an Arc-Melting method at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) material science and engineering laboratory.
Comparing results on bivalue and ternary testing for circuit s386 (described earlier in this article), this method allows to imitate using X for unset values.
Book 2, for intermediate pianists, contains eight pieces, almost all three pages long and characterized by greater use of dotted rhythms and syncopation, wider ranging melodic and accompaniment patterns, longer ternary forms with more florid melodic variation, and unexpected modulations.
The various mix combinations of binary and ternary blended concrete [8] are shown in the Tables 3.
Keywords: symmetry of order two, bijections, symmetric ternary trees, symmetric combinatorial structures
2] transition than ternary complex C1 in THF and in solid-state due to fact, that coordination sphere of [Eu.