biaxial

[ bahy-ak-see-uhl ]
/ baɪˈæk si əl /

adjective

having two axes.
Crystallography. having two optical axes along which double refraction does not occur.

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Origin of biaxial

First recorded in 1850–55; bi-1 + axial

OTHER WORDS FROM biaxial

bi·ax·i·al·i·ty, nounbi·ax·i·al·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for biaxial

biaxial
/ (baɪˈæksɪəl) /

adjective

(esp of a crystal) having two axes
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