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bi·di·rec·tion·al

 (bī′dĭ-rĕk′shə-nəl, -dī-)
adj.
Moving or operating in two usually opposite directions: bidirectional data flow.

bi′di·rec′tion·al′i·ty (-năl′ĭ-tē) n.
bi′di·rec′tion·al·ly adv.

bidirectional

(ˌbaɪdɪˈrɛkʃənəl)
adj
(Computer Science) computing (of a printhead) capable of printing from left to right and from right to left

bi•di•rec•tion•al

(ˌbaɪ dɪˈrɛk ʃə nl, -daɪ-)

adj.
capable of reacting or functioning in two, usu. opposite, directions.
[1940–45]
bi`di•rec`tion•al′i•ty, n.
bi`di•rec′tion•al•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.bidirectional - reactive or functioning or allowing movement in two usually opposite directionsbidirectional - reactive or functioning or allowing movement in two usually opposite directions
unidirectional - operating or moving or allowing movement in one direction only; "a unidirectional flow"; "a unidirectional antenna"; "a unidirectional approach to a problem"
Translations
bidirectioneeltweerichtings-

bidirectional

[baɪdɪˈrekʃənl] ADJbidireccional

bidirectional

[ˌbaɪdɪˈrɛkʃənəl] adjbidirectionnel(le)bid price (STOCK EXCHANGE) ncours m d'achat

bidirectional

adj (Comput) printingbidirektional

bidirectional

[ˌbaɪdɪˈrɛkʃənl] adjbidirezionale
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