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Having two axes.

bi·ax′i·al′i·ty (-ăl′ĭ-tē) n.
bi·ax′i·al·ly adv.
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(esp of a crystal) having two axes
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(baɪˈæk si əl)

1. having two axes.
2. (of a crystal) having two optical axes along which double refraction does not occur.
bi•ax`i•al′i•ty, n.
bi•ax′i•al•ly, adv.
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Adj.1.biaxial - having two axesbiaxial - having two axes; "biaxial crystals"
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a. biaxial, que tiene dos ejes.
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