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bi·mod·al

(bī-mō'dăl),
Denoting a frequency curve characterized by two peaks.

bimodal

(bī″mō′dăl) [ bi- + modal]
1. Pert. to a graphic presentation that contains two peaks.
2. Pert. to a set of data that has two distinct maximum values.
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One situation in which a bimodal distribution could arise is when patients have two alternative choices of health care provider, and data measure the share of times patients use one of the providers.
In late 2005, NMGC initiated an internal evaluation of bimodal PE 4710 pipe.
However, the successful processing of these bimodal mixtures (with higher powder content) is contingent upon an in-depth understanding of the rheological behavior of such mixtures.
In the conventional bimodal branch predictor, the low-order J bits of the branch address index into a branch history table (BHT) of size [2.
The selection of latex size and size ratio allowed for comparison to the previously reported unfunctionalized bimodal latexes.
A recent study [9] compared a pair of bimodal blends of long and short HDPE macromolecules with matched MMD and average SCB (butyl) content, one blend having SCB preferentially incorporated on the longer chains, the other on the short ones.
The bimodal polyolefins, named PEl, PE2 and PP1, were used in the mixing experiments, and they were all colored with carbon black to ensure easy detection of dispersed particles (5).
While Europe typically uses bimodal resins in smaller applications, the high volume of unimodal polyethylene products (milk jugs, oil-quart containers) in the USA means there isn't as much economic incentive to retool for lower volume applications.
This paper has taken a close look at bimodal bilingualism, which prevails in Yolnu communities.
where the bimodal IT function needs to be agile enough to respond and co-ordinate
According to the company, the new pilot plant will include Chevron Phillips Chemical s proprietary MarTech process for polyethylene production and technology, which allows production of bimodal polyethylene resins for advanced applications.