- bi•fa•cial[[t]baɪˈfeɪ ʃəl[/t]] adj.1) ara (of a stone tool) having two opposing surfaces formed by flaking so as to meet in a sharp edge2) having two faces or fronts•Etymology: 1880–85 bi•fa′cial•ly, adv.
From formal English to slang. 2014.
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Bifacial — Bi*fa cial, a. [Pref. bi + facial.] Having the opposite surfaces alike. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
bifacial — [bī fā′shəl] adj. 1. having two faces or main surfaces 2. Bot. having two unlike opposite surfaces … English World dictionary
bifacial — adjective having two faces or fronts the Roman Janus is bifacial • Syn: ↑biface • Similar to: ↑bidirectional … Useful english dictionary
bifacial — adjective Date: circa 1847 having opposite sides or faces worked on to form an edge for cutting or scraping • bifacially adverb … New Collegiate Dictionary
bifacial — adj. [L. bis, two; facies, face] Having opposite surfaces alike … Dictionary of invertebrate zoology
bifacial — bifacially, adv. /buy fay sheuhl/, adj. 1. having two faces or fronts. 2. Archaeol. having the opposite surfaces alike, as some tools. [1880 85; BI 1 + FACIAL] * * * … Universalium
bifacial — adjective a) Having two faces or opposing surfaces b) (of a flint tool) Having two sharp cutting edges … Wiktionary
bifacial — bi|fa|ci|al Mot Agut Adjectiu invariable … Diccionari Català-Català
bifacial — adj. having two facades or faces; (of tools ) two sided (In Archaeology); having 2 opposing similar surfaces … English contemporary dictionary
bifacial — adjective having two faces, or two different faces … English new terms dictionary
bifacial — bi·facial … English syllables