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bimetallic

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bi=me=tal=lic

CIDE DICTIONARY

bimetallica. [Pref. bi- + metallic: cf. F. bimétallique.].
  •  Of or relating to, or using, a double metallic standard (as gold and silver) for a system of coins or currency.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Composed of two different metals; formed of two parts, each of a different metal; as, bimetallic wire; bimetallic thermometer, etc.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

bimetallic, adj.
1 made of two metals.
2 of or relating to bimetallism.

Idiom
bimetallic strip a sensitive element in some thermostats made of two bands of different metals that expand at different rates when heated, causing the strip to bend.
Etymology
F bim{eacute}tallique (as BI-, METALLIC)

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