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bidirectional

[‚bī·də′rek·shən·əl]
(engineering)
Being directionally responsive to inputs in opposite directions.

bidirectional

The ability to move, transfer or transmit in both directions.
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Thus, bidirectionality occurs at two levels--at the level of the relationship between formalist and realist elements in internal Court decision making, and in terms of the importance of the realism surrounding the social, economic, and political world outside the Court.
Finally, we estimate a two-stage least square regression (2SLS) to address the bidirectionality of the peer influence.
In Burton's account, this "hypochondriacal" transmission takes place through the "force of the imagination:' By setting the stage for The Anatomy with Zisca and his skin drum, Burton highlights the bidirectionality of influence admitted by the skin and the imaginative faculties.
This strong reading of the bidirectionality of free choice is required to preclude the possibility that beliefs and motives determine Joe's choice.
However, more recent evidence has demonstrated that men do experience body image dissatisfaction, often to the same degree as women, but men's dissatisfaction has a bidirectionality that is rarely exhibited by women (Raudenbush & Zellner, 1997: McPherson, 2002).
2 and 3 illustrate the bidirectionality of the field in the positive and negative near zones of a circular aperture of width 2 w = 10 [lambda].
Sameroff (1993) has suggested that the transactional model best recognizes the bidirectionality of influence that shapes individual development.
The card's bidirectionality allows access to any wavelength at any time over a single fiber span, eliminating the cost of a second fiber span and additional ports at each end.
We do not have bar-coded samples in our laboratory, and our laboratory-developed LIS does not support bidirectionality.
Cablemas has been upgrading its network and investing heavily to achieve network bidirectionality capabilities and to widen its transmission capacity.
Particularly relevant to this argument is the discussion of backward conditioning findings, as they are directly related to the issue of bidirectionality of event relations.
The bidirectionality of the cycle reflects the reality that inventions are not always the product of discovery but can also be the product of other inventions.