Definition of Bifacial

1. Adjective. Having two faces or fronts. "The Roman Janus is bifacial"

Exact synonyms: Biface
Similar to: Bidirectional



Definition of Bifacial

1. a. Having the opposite surfaces alike.

Definition of Bifacial

1. Adjective. Having two faces or opposing surfaces ¹

2. Adjective. (context: archaeology of a flint tool) Having two sharp cutting edges ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bifacial

1. having two faces [adj]

Medical Definition of Bifacial

1. Of leaves, flat or channelled with distinct adaxial and abaxial surfaces. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bifacial

biepitaxial
bier
bierbalk
bierbalks
bierkeller
bierkellers
biers
bierstube
bierstubes
biestings
biexciton
biexcitonic
biexcitons
biface
bifaces
bifacial (current term)
bifacial core
bifacially
bifactorial
bifarious
bifariously
bifascicular
bifemelane
bifenthrin
bifeprunox
biferous
biff
biffed
biffies
biffin

Literary usage of Bifacial

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1. Elements of Vegetable Histology by Daniel Base (1912)
"bifacial Leaf.—These are always flat leaves, and in section present a distinct ... Most any flattened leaf will serve for the study of the bifacial type. ..."

2. A Course of Practical Instruction in Botany by Frederick Orpen Bower (1891)
"The Common bifacial type A.—PETIOLE Observe that the mature leaf of the Sunflower consists of an upper, flat, expanded portion—the lamina, and a lower, ..."

3. The Broad-sclerophyll Vegetation of California: An Ecological Study of the by William Skinner Cooper (1922)
"(2) bifacial. Palisade tissue about two layers in depth, occupying less ... (2) Completely bifacial. Palisade tissue two layers deep, occupying half the ..."

4. United Arab Emirates: A New Perspective by Ibrahim Abed, Peter Hellyer (2001)
"The Arabian bifacial Tradition (c. 5000-3100 BC) During the last glacial maximum (from c. 68000 to 8000 BC), winds were so strong in the desert regions of ..."

5. Theory of Functions of a Complex Variable by Andrew Russell Forsyth (1893)
"For if, on each of two bifacial surfaces with the same number of boundaries and of the same connectivity, a complete system of simple irreducible circuits ..."

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