- made or consisting of two metals.
- of or relating to a bimetal.
- pertaining to bimetallism.
- Engraving. (of an offset plate) consisting of a face layer of chromium, stainless steel, or chemically prepared aluminum over a layer of copper.
Origin of bimetallic
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Examples from the Web for bimetallic
It proves the humbug of the Bimetallic position up to the hilt.
The flame of the burners is regulated by a bimetallic thermostat.
He does not quibble as to the most important point in the bimetallic controversy.Money
John P. Jones
It is thus that Mr. Lepper creates a bimetallic system of money.The Arena
The merit of the bimetallic scheme does not depend on this at all.Readings in Money and Banking
Chester Arthur Phillips
- consisting of two metals
- of, relating to, or based on bimetallism
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Word Origin and History for bimetallic
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