bilayer

noun
bi·lay·er | \ ˈbī-ˌlā-ər , -ˌler \

Definition of bilayer 

: a film or membrane with two molecular layers a bilayer of phospholipid molecules

Other words from bilayer

bilayer adjective

First Known Use of bilayer

1962, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about bilayer

Statistics for bilayer

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for bilayer

The first known use of bilayer was in 1962

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for bilayer

bilayer

noun
bi·lay·er | \ ˈbī-ˌlā-ər, -ˌle(-ə)r \

Medical Definition of bilayer 

: a film or membrane with two molecular layers a bilayer of phospholipid molecules

Other words from bilayer

bilayer adjective

More from Merriam-Webster on bilayer

See words that rhyme with bilayer

Comments on bilayer

What made you want to look up bilayer? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to deposit or conceal in a hiding place

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Food Quiz

True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!