/sen"euh ree/, adj.
of or pertaining to the number six.
[1655-65; < L senarius, equiv. to sen(i) six each (deriv. of sex SIX) + -arius -ARY]

* * *

Universalium. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Senary — Sen a*ry, a. [L. senarius, fr. seni six each, fr. sex six. See {Six}.] Of six; belonging to six; containing six. Dr. H. More. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • senary — [sen′ər ē] adj. [L senarius < seni, six each < base of sex, six] of six; on the basis of six …   English World dictionary

  • Senary — In mathematics, a senary numeral system is a base num|6 numeral system. The name heximal is also valid for such a numeral system, but is deprecated to avoid confusion with the more often used hexadecimal number base, colloquially known as hex… …   Wikipedia

  • senary — adjective Etymology: Latin senarius consisting of six Date: 1661 of, based on, or characterized by six ; compounded of six things or six parts < a senary scale > < senary division > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • senary — adjective Of sixth rank or order. In particular, one can construct mixed binary/ternary codes via senary codes by applying the Chinese Gray map (see Example 1) …   Wiktionary

  • senary — adj. pertaining to the number 6 …   English contemporary dictionary

  • senary — [ si:nəri, sɛn ] adjective rare relating to or based on the number six. Origin C16: from L. senarius containing six , based on sex six …   English new terms dictionary

  • senary — sen•a•ry [[t]ˈsɛn ə ri[/t]] adj. math. of or pertaining to the number six • Etymology: 1655–65; < L sēnārius=sēn(ī) six each (der. of sex six) + ārius ary …   From formal English to slang

  • senary — /ˈsinəri/ (say seenuhree) adjective of or relating to the number six. {Latin sēnārius} …   Australian English dictionary

  • senary —   a. having six as base; six fold.    ♦ senarius, n. (pl. rii ) verse of six feet …   Dictionary of difficult words