bimetallic

[bahy-muh-tal-ik]
adjective
1.
Metallurgy.
a.
made or consisting of two metals.
b.
of or pertaining to a bimetal.
2.
pertaining to bimetallism.
3.
Engraving. (of an offset plate) consisting of a face layer of chromium, stainless steel, or chemically prepared aluminum over a layer of copper.
Also, bimetal.


Origin:
1875–80; < French bimétallique. See bi-1, metallic

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bimetallic (ˌbaɪmɪˈtælɪk)
 
adj
1.  consisting of two metals
2.  of, relating to, or based on bimetallism

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Other types of temperature sensors include bimetallic devices, fluid expansion devices, and change-of-state devices.
Bimetallic coins are sometimes used for higher values and for commemorative purposes.
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