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bimetallic (adj.)

also bi-metallic, "composed of two metals," 1864; see bi- "two" + metallic. In economics, "pertaining to the use of both silver and gold as standards in currency," 1876, from French bimétalique (Cornuschi).

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Definitions of bimetallic

bimetallic (adj.)
pertaining to a monetary system based on two metals;
Synonyms: bimetallistic
bimetallic (adj.)
formed of two different metals or alloys; especially in sheets bonded together;
Synonyms: bimetal
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