n.1.A double form.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Biformity, nature and culture existing together, begins with the Minotaur, and continues with the centaurs.
Chiron by looking at his breast draws attention to his biformity. With Virgil standing next to him, there is also the implication that the join between the human and the animal, intellect and bodily passion, is itself a third locus of being.
Once Stalin had ended NEP and imposed "biformity", it became axiomatic that a mixed economy is possible only during the period of transition from capitalism to socialism.
This biformity affects the outcomes of almost all interactions between the contending groups, be they in the market-place or in the public sector.
(iv) biformity in the input and-output markets because of the rigid structure of accessibility based on landholding, thus neutralizing the positive effects of public policies on taxes, price support, subsidies, credit and agricultural research and extension; and
Secondly, it was assumed that the emerging biformity in the agrarian structure--the rich kulak type peasants (owners and operators of large farms) in the lead and the poor peasants (small owner-operators and sharecroppers) following--will both create a rapid process of growth and trickle the effects down to the mass of poor peasants.