biaxial [bī ak′sē əl]
1. having two axes [a biaxial joint]
2. designating a monoclinic, orthorhombic, or triclinic crystal that does not have birefringence along two axes

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  • biaxial — (adj.) also bi axial, 1833; see BI (Cf. bi ) + AXIAL (Cf. axial) …   Etymology dictionary

  • biaxial — (De bi y el lat. axis, eje). adj. Que tiene dos ejes …   Diccionario de la lengua española

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