bisintercalating etymology

English word bisintercalating comes from English intercalating ((chemistry) That intercalates.), English bis-

Detailed word origin of bisintercalating

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
intercalating English (eng) (chemistry) That intercalates.
bis- English (eng) (chemistry, obsolete) A variant of tri- used to indicate that the component that does not take the prefix occurs twice in the compound: a bisoxide is of the form B2O. (mathematics, chemistry) A variant of di-, used for substitutions of two complex rather than simple units.. An occasional variant of bi- prefixed to roots beginning with a vowel, as in bisalternate.
bisintercalating English (eng) (chemistry) That intercalates using two links, or a double bond.

Words with the same origin as bisintercalating

Descendants of bis-
bisacridine bisacrylamide bisadduct bisallene bisallylic bisammonium bisanthrapyrazole bisarylated bisazene bisdigitoxoside biselectrophilic bisenolate bishydroxamic bisintercalator bisligand bismetallated bisoxazoline bisphenol bisphosphate bisphosphine bisporphyrin bisthiourea bisurea cyclobisintercalator