Definition of bifilar in English:

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Pronunciation: /bīˈfīlər/


Consisting of or involving two threads or wires.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: bi·fi·lar

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