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1. Having or exhibiting two contrasting modes or forms: "American supermarket shopping shows bimodal behavior—careful, nutritious choices mixed with salty, high-fat snack foods" (Sheryl Julian).
2. Having two distinct statistical modes.
3. Designed for operation on either railroads or highways. Used of vehicles.

bi′mo·dal′i·ty (bī′mō-dăl′ĭ-tē) n.


(Statistics) characterized by two modes


(baɪˈmoʊd l)

1. having or providing two modes, methods, systems, etc.
2. (of a distribution in statistics) having or occurring with two modes.
bi`mo•dal′i•ty, n.
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Adj.1.bimodal - of a distribution; having or occurring with two modes
statistics - a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters
unimodal - having a single mode
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