bistable


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bi·sta·ble

 (bī′stā′bəl)
adj.
Relating to or having two stable states.

bi′sta·bil′i·ty (-stə-bĭl′ĭ-tē) n.

bistable

(baɪˈsteɪbəl)
adj
(Electronics) having two stable states: bistable circuit.
n
(Electronics) computing another name for flip-flop2
Translations

bistable

[baɪˈsteɪbl] ADJ (Comput) → biestable

bistable

adj (Tech) → bistabil
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