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an object or material made from sheets of two types of metal
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(baɪˈmɛt l)

1. a material made by the bonding of two sheets or strips of different metals, each metal having a different coefficient of thermal expansion.
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Noun1.bimetal - material made by bonding together sheets of two different metals
material, stuff - the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object; "coal is a hard black material"; "wheat is the stuff they use to make bread"
Adj.1.bimetal - formed of two different metals or alloys; especially in sheets bonded together
metal, metallic - containing or made of or resembling or characteristic of a metal; "a metallic compound"; "metallic luster"; "the strange metallic note of the meadow lark, suggesting the clash of vibrant blades"- Ambrose Bierce
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