Definition of biface in English:


Syllabification: bi·face
Pronunciation: /ˈbīˌfās


  • A type of prehistoric stone implement flaked on both faces.
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    • The stone tools included 16 bifaces, one uniface side scraper, 16 modified flakes, and six cores.
    • Our data indicate that much of the jasper was carried away from the quarry as potential flake tools, flake blanks, and bifaces.
    • In general, these are relatively thick and crudely flaked lanceolate bifaces with slightly expanding stems.

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