bis- definition

  • prefix:
    • an intermittent variation of bi- prefixed to roots beginning with a vowel, like in bisalternate
    • (obsolete) A variant of tri- regularly show that the component that doesn't use the prefix takes place twice in the element: a disoxide is for the type B2O
    • A variant of bi-, utilized for substitutions of two complex versus quick units.
    • a kind of bi-, sometimes utilized before s, c, or a vowel.

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