Definition of Dyad

1. Noun. Two items of the same kind.

Exact synonyms: Brace, Couple, Couplet, Distich, Duad, Duet, Duo, Pair, Span, Twain, Twosome, Yoke
Terms within: Fellow, Mate
Generic synonyms: 2, Deuce, Ii, Two
Specialized synonyms: Doubleton
Derivative terms: Couple, Pair, Pair



Definition of Dyad

1. n. Two units treated as one; a couple; a pair.

2. a. Having a valence or combining power of two; capable of being substituted for, combined with, or replaced by, two atoms of hydrogen; as, oxygen and calcium are dyad elements. See Valence.

Definition of Dyad

1. Noun. A set of two different elements. ¹

2. Noun. (music) any set of two different pitch classes. ¹

3. Noun. A pair of things standing in particular relation; dyadic relation. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dyad

1. a pair of units [n -S]

Medical Definition of Dyad

1. A pair. Two units. Half of a tetrad (four units). What happens to bivalent (tetrad) chromosomes after the first nuclear division of meiosis. (09 Oct 1997)

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