a coarse woolen cloth constructed in plain weave and dyed black or brown, used in the manufacture of clerical vestments.
verb (archaic or dialect) a form of the second person singular of be1 Historical Examples Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various The Hunters of the Ozark Edward S. Ellis Frank Merriwell’s Bravery Burt L. Standish The Long Dim Trail Forrestine C. Hooker Frank Merriwell’s Pursuit Burt L. Standish My Fire Opal, […]
(of an electric or electronic circuit) having two stable states. adjective having two stable states: bistable circuit noun (computing) another name for flip-flop (sense 2)
of, relating to, or involving two states, especially of the U.S.: a bistate water commission. of, relating to, or involving the area where two states adjoin: Three million people work in the bistate area.
bistre. a brown pigment extracted from the soot of wood, often used in pen and wash drawings. a yellowish to dark-brown color. Historical Examples The Burglars’ Club Henry A. Hering The Lock And Key Library Various Life Histories of North American Shore Birds, Part 1 (of 2) Arthur Cleveland Bent The Burglars’ Club Henry A. […]