bifilar

[ bahy-fahy-ler ]
/ baɪˈfaɪ lər /
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adjective

furnished or fitted with two filaments or threads.

Nearby words

  1. biffy,
  2. bifid,
  3. bifid cranium,
  4. bifid tongue,
  5. bifidly,
  6. biflagellate,
  7. biflex,
  8. bifluoride,
  9. bifocal,
  10. bifocal lens

Origin of bifilar

1830–40; bi-1 + Latin fīl(um) (see file1) + -ar1

Related formsbi·fi·lar·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for bifilar

bifilar

/ (baɪˈfaɪlə) /

adjective

having two parallel threads, as in the suspension of certain measuring instruments
of or relating to a resistor in which the wire is wound in a loop around a coil, the two leads being parallel, to reduce the inductance
Derived Formsbifilarly, adverb

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