bistable

adjective
bi·​stable | \ (ˈ)bī+ \

Definition of bistable

: having two stable states a bistable electrical element

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Other Words from bistable

bistability \ ¦bī+ \ noun

First Known Use of bistable

1949, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bistable

bi- entry 1 + stable

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“Bistable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bistable. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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