Related to bifilar: bifilar suspension


Fitted with or involving the use of two threads or wires.

bi·fi′lar·ly adv.
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1. (General Physics) having two parallel threads, as in the suspension of certain measuring instruments
2. (Electronics) of or relating to a resistor in which the wire is wound in a loop around a coil, the two leads being parallel, to reduce the inductance
biˈfilarly adv
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(baɪˈfaɪ lər)

furnished or fitted with two filaments or threads.
bi•fi′lar•ly, adv.
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Adj.1.bifilar - having or using two filaments; "a bifilar suspension of a waving part of an instrument"
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Nebulae were to be drawn by hand by a visual observer using a precision bifilar micrometer (photographing them was impossible with the very slow emulsions of the 1860s), but the secondary mirror cell could be swapped out for a camera to allow photography of bright objects at prime focus.
In [7], the authors suspended a full-scale Orion crew module from an asymmetric bifilar lifting strap and retrieved the CoG position from triangulation of the plumb lines.
Instead, the SE itself consists of the bifilar transmission line that is formed by two elongate conductors: the outer conductor of the RG59 and the wire W1.
Mueller, "Optimized measurements of UAV mass moment of inertia with a bifilar pendulum," in AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference and Exhibit, pp.
Manufacturing and testing of MCP 2212 bifilar coils for a 10 MVA fault current limiter.
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After thermistor wires (32-gauge bifilar heavy isomid insulation, length: 610 mm) were secured with thin fabric tape, the participant donned his prosthesis.
The EF-couplers enabled fast installation due to the bifilar design.
Current in the bifilar coils could be switched to parallel for field exposure or non-parallel for sham control.