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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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A bifilarly suspended wire coil was used in his electrodynamometer to measure the forces that conductors of electric currents mutually exert.