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bimetallic


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bimetallic 
  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}] 
  2:  formed  of  two  different  metals  or  alloys;  especially  in 
  sheets  bonded  together  [syn:  {bimetal}] 




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