[bahy-uh st] /ˈbaɪ əst/
having or showing or prejudice:
They gave us a biased report on immigration trends.
1610s in reference to bowling, 1660s in reference to persons; past participle adjective from bias (v.).
[bil-yuh s] /ˈbɪl yəs/ adjective 1. Physiology, Pathology. pertaining to or to an excess secretion of . 2. Pathology. suffering from, caused by, or attended by trouble with the or liver. 3. peevish; irritable; cranky. 4. extremely unpleasant or distasteful: a long scarf of bright, bilious green. /ˈbɪlɪəs/ adjective 1. of or relating to bile […]
[bahyn-ding] /ˈbaɪn dɪŋ/ noun 1. the act of fastening, securing, uniting, or the like. 2. anything that . 3. the covering within which the leaves of a book are . 4. a strip of material that protects or decorates the edge of a tablecloth, rug, etc. 5. Skiing. a mechanical device on a ski, usually […]
[bahy-oh-di-grey-duh-buh l] /ˌbaɪ oʊ dɪˈgreɪ də bəl/ adjective 1. capable of decaying through the action of living organisms: biodegradable paper; biodegradable detergent. /ˌbaɪəʊdɪˈɡreɪdəbəl/ adjective 1. (of sewage constituents, packaging material, etc) capable of being decomposed by bacteria or other biological means adj. also bio-degradable, 1960, from bio- + degrade + -able. biodegradable bi·o·de·grad·a·ble (bī’ō-dĭ-grā’də-bəl) adj. […]
[bahy-uh-loj-i-kuh l] /ˌbaɪ əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/ adjective 1. pertaining to . 2. of or relating to the products and operations of applied : a biological test. noun 3. Pharmacology. any substance, as a serum or vaccine, derived from animal products or other biological sources and used to treat or prevent disease. /ˌnɒnbaɪəˈlɒdʒɪkəl/ adjective 1. not […]