bifilar

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adjective bi·fi·lar \ (ˌ)bī-ˈfī-lər \

Definition of bifilar

1 :involving two threads or wires
  • bifilar suspension of a pendulum
2 :involving a single thread or wire doubled back upon itself
  • a bifilar resistor

bifilarly

adverb

Origin and Etymology of bifilar

International Scientific Vocabulary bi- + Latin filum thread — more at file


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