biface
noun Date: 1934 a bifacial stone tool

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Biface — en silex Venerque Muséum de Toulouse Zone géographique Afrique, Europe, Proche Orient, sous continent indien …   Wikipédia en Français

  • biface — [ bifas ] n. m. • 1953; de bi et face ♦ Paléont. Outil de silex taillé sur ses deux faces, en triangle ou en amande, caractéristique des industries du paléolithique acheuléen et abbevillien. ⇒ coup de poing (2o). ● biface nom masculin Outil,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • biface — s. m. [Arqueologia] Machado de mão, feito de pedra, geralmente sílex, grosseiramente talhada nas duas faces, característico das primeiras indústrias paleolíticas.   ‣ Etimologia: francês biface …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • Biface — In archaeology, a biface is a two sided stone tool, manufactured through a process of lithic reduction, that displays flake scars on both sides. A profile view of the final product tends to exhibit a lenticular shape (i.e., as a convex lens).… …   Wikipedia

  • biface — bi·face (bīʹfās ) n. Archaeology A bifacial stone tool. * * * …   Universalium

  • biface — noun A double sided stone tool …   Wiktionary

  • biface — bi·face …   English syllables

  • biface — bi•face [[t]ˈbaɪˌfeɪs[/t]] n. ara a bifacial tool • Etymology: 1930–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • biface — adjective having two faces or fronts the Roman Janus is bifacial • Syn: ↑bifacial • Similar to: ↑bidirectional …   Useful english dictionary

  • biface ou bifacial, bifaciale, bifaciaux — ● biface ou bifacial, bifaciale, bifaciaux adjectif Taillé sur les deux côtés …   Encyclopédie Universelle

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”