## Electronics (Mike Jaroch)

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## BINARY NOTATIONSee BINARY NUMBER SYSTEM [13]. | ||

## BINARY NUMBER SYSTEMA number system using two digits, symbols, or characters (usually 1 and 0) [13]. | ||

## BINARY POINTThe radix point that separates powers of two and fractional powers of two in a binary number [13]. | ||

## BINARY-CODEDThe state in which conditions are expressed by a series of binary digits (0's and 1's) [13]. | ||

## BISTABLEA device that is capable of assuming either one of two stable states [13]. | ||

## BLACKThe reference color of equipment that passes unclassified information. It normally refers to patch panels [17]. | ||

## BLEEDER CURRENTThe current through a bleeder resistor. In a voltage divider, bleeder current is usually determined by the 10 percent rule of thumb [1]. | ||

## BLEEDER RESISTORA resistor used to draw a fixed current [1]. | ||

## BLIPSee PIP [18]. | ||