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bi·sect

 (bī′sĕkt′, bī-sĕkt′)
v. bi·sect·ed, bi·sect·ing, bi·sects
v.tr.
To cut or divide into two parts, especially two equal parts.
v.intr.
To split; fork.

bi·sec′tion n.
bi·sec′tion·al adj.
bi·sec′tion·al·ly adv.

bisect

(baɪˈsɛkt)
vb
1. (Mathematics) (tr) maths to divide into two equal parts
2. to cut or split into two
[C17: bi-1 + -sect from Latin secāre to cut]
bisection n

bi•sect

(baɪˈsɛkt, ˈbaɪ sɛkt)
v.t.
1. to cut or divide into two equal or approximately equal parts.
2. to intersect.
v.i.
3. to split into two; fork.
[1640–50]
bi•sec′tion, n.
bi•sec′tion•al, adj.
bi•sec′tion•al•ly, adv.

bisect


Past participle: bisected
Gerund: bisecting

Imperative
bisect
bisect
Present
I bisect
you bisect
he/she/it bisects
we bisect
you bisect
they bisect
Preterite
I bisected
you bisected
he/she/it bisected
we bisected
you bisected
they bisected
Present Continuous
I am bisecting
you are bisecting
he/she/it is bisecting
we are bisecting
you are bisecting
they are bisecting
Present Perfect
I have bisected
you have bisected
he/she/it has bisected
we have bisected
you have bisected
they have bisected
Past Continuous
I was bisecting
you were bisecting
he/she/it was bisecting
we were bisecting
you were bisecting
they were bisecting
Past Perfect
I had bisected
you had bisected
he/she/it had bisected
we had bisected
you had bisected
they had bisected
Future
I will bisect
you will bisect
he/she/it will bisect
we will bisect
you will bisect
they will bisect
Future Perfect
I will have bisected
you will have bisected
he/she/it will have bisected
we will have bisected
you will have bisected
they will have bisected
Future Continuous
I will be bisecting
you will be bisecting
he/she/it will be bisecting
we will be bisecting
you will be bisecting
they will be bisecting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been bisecting
you have been bisecting
he/she/it has been bisecting
we have been bisecting
you have been bisecting
they have been bisecting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been bisecting
you will have been bisecting
he/she/it will have been bisecting
we will have been bisecting
you will have been bisecting
they will have been bisecting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been bisecting
you had been bisecting
he/she/it had been bisecting
we had been bisecting
you had been bisecting
they had been bisecting
Conditional
I would bisect
you would bisect
he/she/it would bisect
we would bisect
you would bisect
they would bisect
Past Conditional
I would have bisected
you would have bisected
he/she/it would have bisected
we would have bisected
you would have bisected
they would have bisected
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.bisect - cut in half or cut in twobisect - cut in half or cut in two; "bisect a line"
cut - separate with or as if with an instrument; "Cut the rope"

bisect

verb cut in two, right, cross, separate, split, halve, cleave, cut across, intersect, cut in half, split down the middle, divide in two, bifurcate The main street bisects the town.
Translations
نصَّف، قَسَّمَ إلى قِسْمَيْن
půlit
halveretvedele
kettévág
helminga; skipta í tvennt
dalyti pusiaukirsti pusiau
sadalīt
iki eşit parçaya bölmek

bisect

[baɪˈsekt] VTbisecar

bisect

[ˌbaɪˈsɛkt] vtcouper en deux, diviser en deux

bisect

vtin zwei Teile or (equal parts) → Hälften teilen; (Math) → halbieren
visich teilen

bisect

[baɪˈsɛkt] vttagliare in due (parti) (Math) → bisecare

bisect

(baiˈsekt) verb
to cut into two equal parts. A diagonal line across a square bisects it.

bi·sect

vt. bisecar, dividir en dos partes.
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Readjusting the battery, we now applied the fluid to the bisected nerves -- when, with a movement of exceeding life-likeness, the Mummy first drew up its right knee so as to bring it nearly in contact with the abdomen, and then, straightening the limb with inconceivable force, bestowed a kick upon Doctor Ponnonner, which had the effect of discharging that gentleman, like an arrow from a catapult, through a window into the street below.
It was as though you placed a visiting-card upon end on a silver dollar that you had laid flat upon a table, so that the edge of the card perfectly bisected the surface of the coin.
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The portals of the great western front are bisected by square pillars.
When we had groped our way for about a quarter of an hour along the passage, suddenly it took a sharp turn, or else was bisected by another, which we followed, only in course of time to be led into a third.
line of agriculturist which bisected his visible horizon.
The row of dwellings in one of which I lived stood a little way back from the street, each having a miniature garden, separated from its neighbors by low iron fences and bisected with mathematical precision by a box-bordered gravel walk from gate to door.
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From above, Andros appears blanketed in green and bisected by wetlands, creating a larger northern and smaller southern landmass.