adjective Date: circa 1847 having opposite sides or faces worked on to form an edge for cutting or scraping • bifacially adverb

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  • Bifacial — Bi*fa cial, a. [Pref. bi + facial.] Having the opposite surfaces alike. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bifacial — [bī fā′shəl] adj. 1. having two faces or main surfaces 2. Bot. having two unlike opposite surfaces …   English World dictionary

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

  • bifacial — adj. [L. bis, two; facies, face] Having opposite surfaces alike …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • bifacial — bifacially, adv. /buy fay sheuhl/, adj. 1. having two faces or fronts. 2. Archaeol. having the opposite surfaces alike, as some tools. [1880 85; BI 1 + FACIAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • bifacial — adjective a) Having two faces or opposing surfaces b) (of a flint tool) Having two sharp cutting edges …   Wiktionary

  • bifacial — bi|fa|ci|al Mot Agut Adjectiu invariable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • bifacial — adj. having two facades or faces; (of tools ) two sided (In Archaeology); having 2 opposing similar surfaces …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bifacial — adjective having two faces, or two different faces …   English new terms dictionary

  • bifacial — bi·facial …   English syllables

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