bi·​fa·​cial | \ (ˌ)bī-ˈfā-shəl How to pronounce bifacial (audio) \

Definition of bifacial

: having opposite sides or faces worked on to form an edge for cutting or scraping

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Other Words from bifacial

bifacially adverb

Examples of bifacial in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web At the time, bifacial panels were a specialized product, but one that the tariffs had prompted some U.S. manufacturers to begin developing. Katherine Doyle, Washington Examiner, "Trump moves to aid US solar panel-makers by eliminating China tariff loophole," 12 Oct. 2020 The Trump administration’s subsequent move in 2019 to grant bifacial panels an exclusion surprised many companies in the solar industry. Brian Eckhouse,, "Trump Pushes to Cut Solar-Tariff Loophole for Two-Sided Panels," 11 Oct. 2020 Overall, single axis bifacial panels performed the best at the lowest overall energy cost. Caroline Delbert, Popular Mechanics, "These Double-Sided, Sun-Tracking Solar Panels Produce a Ton of Energy," 8 June 2020 The solar industry had sought, and won, an exclusion for bifacial panels. Josh Siegel, Washington Examiner, "Daily on Energy: Trump EPA leaves overhaul of key pollution rule at risk by using Obama’s numbers," 17 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of bifacial

1842, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bifacial was in 1842

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24 Oct 2020

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“Bifacial.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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