Definitions for biaxialbaɪˈæk si əl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

bi•ax•i•albaɪˈæk si əl(adj.)

  1. having two axes.

    Category: Math

  2. (of a crystal) having two optical axes along which double refraction does not occur.

    Category: Crystallography

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. biaxial, biaxal, biaxate(adj)

    having two axes

    "biaxial crystals"


  1. biaxial(Adjective)

    Having two axes

  2. biaxial(Adjective)

    Having a value in two perpendicular directions. [In solid mechanics it generally means that normal stresses exist in two of the possible three directions. Note that they do not have to be equal in sign or magnitude.]

Webster Dictionary

  1. Biaxial(adj)

    having two axes; as, biaxial polarization


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