biaxial

adjective

bi·​ax·​i·​al (ˌ)bī-ˈak-sē-əl How to pronounce biaxial (audio)
: having or relating to two axes or optic axes
a biaxial crystal
biaxially adverb

Word History

First Known Use

1833, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of biaxial was in 1833

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Cite this Entry

“Biaxial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/biaxial. Accessed 1 Feb. 2023.

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