Silicon schizophrenia. Processors and other chips that have can be switched to work in big-endian or little-endian mode.
The PowerPC chip has this ability, which allows it to run the little-endian Windows NT, or the big-endian Mac OS/PPC.
bent at two places.
bifurcate (def 2). Historical Examples Recreations of Christopher North, Volume I (of 2) John Wilson
(of leaves) having two pairs of leaflets or pinnae. adjective (of compound leaves) having two pairs of leaflets
occurring every two hours. Historical Examples On The Blockade Oliver Optic