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bimetallic definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: pertaining to a monetary system based on two metals; "in a bimetallistic system both gold and silver can constitute legal tender" [syn: bimetallistic, bimetallic]
2: formed of two different metals or alloys; especially in sheets bonded together [syn: bimetal, bimetallic]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: 1876 1. relating to, based on, or using bimetallism 2. composed of two different metals often used of devices having a part in which two metals that expand differently are bonded together bimetallic noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. 1 made of two metals. 2 of or relating to bimetallism. Phrases and idioms: bimetallic strip a sensitive element in some thermostats made of two bands of different metals that expand at different rates when heated, causing the strip to bend. Etymology: F bimétallique (as BI-, METALLIC)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Bimetallic Bi"me*tal"lic, a. Composed of two different metals; formed of two parts, each of a different metal; as, bimetallic wire; bimetallic thermometer, etc.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Bimetallic Bi`me*tal"lic, a. [Pref. bi- + metallic: cf. F. bim['e]tallique.] Of or relating to, or using, a double metallic standard (as gold and silver) for a system of coins or currency.




 


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