Definitions for "BINARY STAR"
A stellar system consisting of two stars orbiting about a common center of mass and often appearing as a single visual or telescope object. Also known as a double star.
Two stars revolving about each other.
A pair or group of stars that are held together by mutual gravitational attraction, often orbiting each other similarly to the way the Earth orbits the Sun. You can find some interesting examples of binary stars at APOD.