Bi-

Definitions

  • Connections for a Bi-unial Lantern
    Connections for a Bi-unial Lantern
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Bi- In most branches of science bi- in composition denotes two, twice, or doubly; as, bidentate, two-toothed; biternate, doubly ternate, etc.
    • Bi- (Chem) In the composition of chemical names bi- denotes two atoms, parts, or equivalents of that constituent to the name of which it is prefixed, to one of the other component, or that such constituent is present in double the ordinary proportion; as, bichromate, bisulphide. Be- and di- are often used interchangeably.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • bi- A common Middle English form of the preposition by.
    • bi- The chemical symbol of bismuth.
    • bi- A Middle English and Anglo-Saxon form of be- or be-.
    • bi- A prefix of Latin origin, cognate with di- and twi-, meaning two, two-, twice, double, twofold, as in biaxial, bicornous, bimanous, biped, bifurcate, etc.: especially in chemical terms, where it denotes two parts or equivalents of the ingredient referred to, as in bicarbonate, bichromate, etc. Such words are properly adjectives, to be analyzed as bi- + noun + adjective suffix (for example, bi-axi-al, bi-furc-ate, two-fork-ed, bi-man-ous, two-handed, etc.), but may also be briefly treated as bi- + adjective (bi-axial, bi-furcate, etc.). Words in bi- rest actually or theoretically upon Latin or New Latin forms, *biaxialis, *biacuminatus, *biangulatus, *biarticulatus, etc.; but it is often convenient to refer them to English elements.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. bis, twice, which in composition drops the -s, akin to E. two,. See Bis- Two, and cf. Di- Dis-

Usage

In literature:

He had been thinking as he often did in English, being practically bi-lingual, and the word suggested something to him.
"Across the Mesa" by Jarvis Hall
And this yere the riding to Westm' was fordone, and goyng thider bi barge bigonne.
"A Chronicle of London from 1089 to 1483" by Anonymous
The most comfortable and considerably the cheapest is by the bi-weekly steamer down the Mekong.
"Where the Strange Trails Go Down" by E. Alexander Powell
There are two newspapers printed in Victoria (Hong-Kong), and both of these, I believe, are bi-weekly.
"Kathay: A Cruise in the China Seas" by W. Hastings Macaulay
It is probable that the larvae in the nuts may be destroyed by fumigating with carbon bi-sulphide.
"The Pecan and its Culture" by H. Harold Hume
His moth-er had taught him to love the Bi-ble, and this Good Book he knew well.
"Lives of the Presidents Told in Words of One Syllable" by Jean S. Remy
Hitherto we have considered the magnetic field produced by one bi-polar magnet only.
"How it Works" by Archibald Williams
Nicola Lake is about fifty miles from Kamloops, and can be reached by a bi-weekly stage.
"Fishing in British Columbia" by Thomas Wilson Lambert
For I've walked it a fooit-back all raand bi t'Bocking.
"Adventures and Recollections" by Bill o'th' Hoylus End
In bi-lingual districts children's answers would have a special value.
"Literary Tours in The Highlands and Islands of Scotland" by Daniel Turner Holmes
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In poetry:

Aw hate sich dissatisfied men,
An fowk 'at's detarmined to do soa,
Aw'd mak 'em goa live bi thersen,
Aght o'th' world,--like a Robinson Crusoe.
"Be Happy" by John Hartley
Ther's monny a suit ov glossy black,
Worn bi a chap 'at's nowt to back it:
Wol monny a true, kind heart may rack,
Lapt in a tattered fushten jacket.
"Gooid" by John Hartley
An ov coorse awd mi wife i' mi mind,
Shoo's a hot en, but then, what bi that!
For when on a spree aw'm inclined,
Aw could nivver get on baght awr Mat.
"A Pair O' Black Een" by John Hartley
Off shoo flew an left me bi misen,
An aw swoller'd mi teah in a sniff,
An aw crept up to bed, thear an then,--
For aw knew shoo'd come back in a tiff.
"A Pair O' Black Een" by John Hartley
If tha's met wi' a hansomer chap,
Aw'm sewer aw'll net stand i' thi way;
But tha mud get a war, lass, bi th' swap,--
If tha'rt anxious aw'll nivver say nay.
"Matty's Reason" by John Hartley
Young Alick gate wed, as all gradely chaps do,
An tuk Sally for better or war;
A daycenter felly ne'er foller'd a ploo,--
Th' best lad ov his mother's bi far.
"What It Comes To" by John Hartley

In news:

Hannibal sidewalks on hold as community discusses bi- level design.
BI- LO Charities gives almost $180k to non-profits.
Officials say funds from the 27th Annual BI- LO Charity Classic Golf Tournament are going a long way.
Jerry Brown's Political " Bi- Pawtisanship".
HS football bi- district playoff pairings.
Spotted at the 2012 Bi- City Christmas Parade.
Bi- Lo Myrtle Beach Marathon forecast: Beautiful.
Bi- District Playoffs In Review-Sunday Sports Extra.
Next in a long line of bi- cultural black leaders.
Kinky Friedman's ' bi- polar' express hits The State Room.
Business Winn-Dixie Stores sold to Bi- Lo for $560M.
The supermarket chain Winn-Dixie is being sold in a deal valued at $560 million to Bi- Lo LLC, the companies said Monday, creating a huge grocery operator in the South.
Bi- national gay couples anxiously wait for marriage law.
Bi- Partisanship Needed Moving Forward.
G'ville plays with fire, wins bi- district matchup.
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In science:

In the case of lmap bi, the use of lmap bi’ at the end of the proof is justified by the previous use of the constructor bisim1: lmap bi’ is thus used to provide an argument to bisim1.
CoInduction in Coq
The character of the real-space eigendisplacement of this unstable mode consists mostly of Bi-ions moving against oxygen in Bi-O planes as would be expected due to the Bi 6s lone pair15 but also consists of a smaller amount of Nb-O displacements.
Ferroelectricity in the Dion-Jacobson CsBiNb$_2$O$_7$ from first principles
Ja, bK) = [ρ(a), ρ(b)] , q Ja, bK , cy + q Jb, cK , ay + q Jc, aK , by = 1 3 D(cid:0) hJa, bK , ci + hJb, cK , ai + hJc, aK , bi (cid:1), Ja, f bK = f Ja, bK + (cid:0)ρ(a)f (cid:1)b − ha, bi Df , ρ ◦ D = 0, i.e. hDf , Dgi = 0, ρ(a) hb, ci = hJa, bK + D ha, bi , ci + hb, Ja, cK + D ha, cii .
Generalized Complex Submanifolds
Q = ha|bi + ha′ |bi + ha|b′ i − ha′ |b′ i = (ha| + ha′ |) |bi + (ha| − ha′ |) |b′ i .
A Bell Inequality Analog in Quantum Measure Theory
Let bi = hcf (wi , d) and write wi = ui bi , d = di bi with hcf (ui , di ) = 1.
Hypergeometric Equations and Weighted Projective Spaces
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