from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- prefix A form of
bi-, sometimes used before s, c, or a vowel.
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- prefix An occasional variant of
bi-prefixed to roots beginning with a vowel, as in bisalternate
- prefix chemistry (
obsolete) A variant of tri-used to indicate that the component that does not take the prefix occurs twice in the compound: a disoxide is of the form B2O
- prefix mathematics, chemistry A variant of
bi-, used for substitutions of two complex rather than simple units.
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