Meaning of BIN- in English


combining form

Etymology: Middle English, from Late Latin, from Latin bini two by two; akin to Old English twīn twine — more at twine

1. : two : two by two : two at a time

bin ary

bin ate

bin aural

2. chemistry : bi- 4

bin oxalate

bin oxide

— in some words of which the last constituent begins with a vowel; compare bi-

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