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bistable

[ bahy-stey-buhl ]
/ baɪˈsteɪ bəl /
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adjective

(of an electric or electronic circuit) having two stable states.

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Origin of bistable

First recorded in 1945–50; bi-1 + stable2

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British Dictionary definitions for bistable

bistable
/ (baɪˈsteɪbəl) /

adjective

having two stable statesbistable circuit

noun

computing another name for flip-flop (def. 2)
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