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bifilar

[bahy-fahy-ler] /baɪˈfaɪ lər/
adjective
1.
furnished or fitted with two filaments or threads.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; bi-1 + Latin fīl(um) (see file1) + -ar1
Related forms
bifilarly, adverb
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  • The bifilar vibration absorber is designed to reduce rotor vibration at the rotor head.
British Dictionary definitions for bifilar

bifilar

/baɪˈfaɪlə/
adjective
1.
having two parallel threads, as in the suspension of certain measuring instruments
2.
of or relating to a resistor in which the wire is wound in a loop around a coil, the two leads being parallel, to reduce the inductance
Derived Forms
bifilarly, adverb
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