Biformity
Biformity \Bi*form"i*ty\, n. A double form. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • 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

  • Janus — Synonyms and related words: ambiguity, ambivalence, biformity, bifurcation, conjugation, dichotomy, doubleness, doublethink, doubling, dualism, duality, duplexity, duplication, duplicity, equivocality, halving, irony, pairing, polarity, twinning …   Moby Thesaurus

  • ambiguity — Synonyms and related words: Janus, ambivalence, amphibologism, amphibology, amphiboly, antinomy, asymmetry, biformity, bifurcation, cavil, conjugation, counterword, dichotomy, disproportion, disproportionateness, dodge, double entendre, double… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • ambivalence — Synonyms and related words: Janus, ambiguity, ambitendency, ambivalence of impulse, antinomy, asymmetry, biformity, bifurcation, capriciousness, change of mind, changeableness, conflict, conjugation, decompensation, dichotomy, disproportion,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • bifurcation — Synonyms and related words: Janus, L, ambiguity, ambivalence, angle, apex, arborescence, arborization, bend, bifidity, biforking, biformity, bight, bipartition, bisection, branching, branching off, by two, cant, chevron, coin, conjugation, corner …   Moby Thesaurus

  • conjugation — Synonyms and related words: Anschluss, IC analysis, Janus, abutment, abuttal, accidence, addition, adjacency, adjoiningness, affiliation, affix, affixation, agglomeration, agglutination, aggregation, agreement, alliance, allomorph, amalgamation,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • dichotomy — Synonyms and related words: Janus, abscission, ambiguity, ambivalence, amputation, bifidity, biformity, bifurcation, bipartition, bisection, branching, butchering, by two, chopping, cleavage, conjugation, cutting, cutting in two, dimidiation,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • doublethink — Synonyms and related words: Janus, ambiguity, ambivalence, biformity, bifurcation, conjugation, dichotomy, doubleness, doubling, dualism, duality, duplexity, duplication, duplicity, equivocality, halving, irony, pairing, polarity, twinning, two… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • doubling — Synonyms and related words: Janus, ambiguity, ambivalence, biformity, bifurcation, bush, bushing, conduplication, conjugation, copying, crease, creasing, crimp, dichotomy, dog ear, double, doubleness, doublethink, doublure, dualism, duality,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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