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

Examples of biaxial in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web During Race 2, Chloe's Dream sustained a right knee fracture at the top of the first turn, and during Race 8, Freezing Point sustained a biaxial sesamoid fracture. Marissa G. Muller, Peoplemag, 15 May 2023

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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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“Biaxial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/biaxial. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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