Definition of bifilar in English:


Syllabification: bi·fi·lar
Pronunciation: /bīˈfīlər


  • Consisting of or involving two threads or wires.
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    • This is not the case with the bifilar coil, which affects the relay's performance at all times.
    • A light aluminum index is suspended from a bifilar silk fiber housed in a long glass tube.
    • Use two different colors to make it easier to locate and connect the bifilar windings.


mid 19th century: from bi- 'two' + filum 'thread' + -ar1.

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