Biform
Biform \Bi"form\, a. [L. biformis; bis twice + forma shape: cf. F. biforme.] Having two forms, bodies, or shapes. --Croxall. [1913 Webster]

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  • biform — bifórm adj. m., pl. bifórmi; f. sg. bifórmă, pl. bifórme Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  BIFÓRM, Ă adj. cu două forme. (< germ. biform …   Dicționar Român

  • Biform — (lat.), doppelgestaltig; Biformität, Doppelgestalt …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • biform — [bī′fôrm΄] adj. [L biformis: see BI 1 & FORM] having, or incorporating the features of, two forms …   English World dictionary

  • biform — adjective having or combining two forms a biform crystal the biform body of a mermaid • Similar to: ↑formed …   Useful english dictionary

  • biform — adj. [L. bis, two; forma, form] Having two forms, or combining characteristics of two forms …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • biform — biformity, n. /buy fawrm /, adj. having or combining two forms, as a centaur or mermaid. Also, biformed. [1810 20; < L biformis, equiv. to bi BI 1 + form(a) FORM + is adj. suffix] * * * ▪ mythology       having or appearing in two dissimilar… …   Universalium

  • biform — adjective Having two distinct forms …   Wiktionary

  • biform — bi|fọrm <Adj.> [lat. biformis, zu: bi = zwei u. forma, ↑Form]: von doppelter Gestalt, doppelgestaltig …   Universal-Lexikon

  • biform — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Composed of two parts or things: binary, double, dual, duple, duplex, duplicate, geminate, twofold. See PART …   English dictionary for students

  • biform — bi|fọrm 〈a. [′ ] Adj.〉 doppelgestaltig …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

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