Microphone pickup pattern whereby sound is absorbed equally from two sides only. [See omnidirectional, unidirectional.]

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  • bidirectional — (adj.) also bi directional, 1941, from BI (Cf. bi ) + DIRECTION (Cf. direction) + AL (Cf. al) (1). Originally of microphones. Related: Bidirectionally …   Etymology dictionary

  • bidirectional — [bī΄də rek′shə nəl] adj. moving, functioning, or receiving signals in or from two, usually opposite, directions …   English World dictionary

  • bidirectional — adjective Date: 1928 involving, moving, or taking place in two usually opposite directions < bidirectional flow > < bidirectional replication of DNA > • bidirectionally adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Bidirectional — The term bidirectional can refer to: *A tram or train or any other vehicle that can be controlled from either end and can move forward or backward with equal ease without any need to be turned around (see also Push pull train). *Bidirectional… …   Wikipedia

  • bidirectional — bi·di·rec·tion·al .bī də rek shnəl, dī , shən əl adj involving, moving, or taking place in two usu. opposite directions <bidirectional flow of materials in axons> <bidirectional replication of DNA> bi·di·rec·tion·al·ly ē adv …   Medical dictionary

  • bidirectional — dvikryptis statusas T sritis informatika apibrėžtis Veikiantis arba apdorojamas dviem kryptimis. Pavyzdžiui, dvikryptis spausdintuvas gali spausdinti iš kairės į dešinę ir iš dešinės į kairę, įrenginiai sujungti dvikryptėmis ↑sąsajomis gali… …   Enciklopedinis kompiuterijos žodynas

  • bidirectional — bidirectionality, n. bidirectionally, adv. /buy di rek sheuh nl, duy /, adj. capable of reacting or functioning in two, usually opposite, directions. [1940 45; BI 1 + DIRECTIONAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • bidirectional — adjective a) Moving in two directions (usually opposite). b) Operating or functioning in two directions (usually opposite). Ant: unidirectional …   Wiktionary

  • bidirectional — adj. in two directions …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bidirectional — adjective functioning in two directions …   English new terms dictionary

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