filar micrometer
Bifilar Bi*fi"lar, a. [Pref. bi- + filar.] Two-threaded; involving the use of two threads; as, bifilar suspension; a bifilar balance. [1913 Webster]

{Bifilar micrometer} (often called {a bifilar}), an instrument form measuring minute distances or angles by means of two very minute threads (usually spider lines), one of which, at least, is movable; -- more commonly called a {filar micrometer}. [1913 Webster]


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