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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.
References in classic literature ?
From above on the left, bisecting that amphitheater, wound the Smolensk highroad, passing through a village with a white church some five hundred paces in front of the knoll and below it.
Our conception of a compound animal, where in some respects the individuality of each is not completed, may be aided, by reflectin on the production of two distinct creatures by bisecting single one with a knife, or where Nature herself perform the task of bisection.
The soldier, a corporal identified as Lee Sung Hun, was found adrift in a river near the demilitarized zone bisecting the two Koreas and rescued by South Korean patrol guards on Saturday, according to the statement.
New law courts by the Richard Rogers Partnership are planned for the south-west end of Amerikalei, the arterial boulevard bisecting the city, and RRP has been asked to prepare a masterplan to regenerate the immediate area.
The first beam of sunlight would create a patch of light, initially about 6 feet long and a few inches wide, on the inner chamber's floor, bisecting the chamber and illuminating designs carved in the rock.
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In Road, 2002, an initial uncertainty as to what's being represented resolves as you're engulfed by the work: It's two shafts of dappled sunlight bisecting a dark lane, conjuring depth of field seemingly without effort.
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The route runs parallel with a long glass wall on the south side, bisecting the kitchen and meeting room, to the main dining and living spaces that occupy the house's east end.
at Panmunjom, the armistice village in the demilitarized zone bisecting the Korean Peninsula, the spokesman said.
Along the main highway bisecting the island, the countryside is a panorama of rice fields, dotted by fish ponds and ringed by banana plantations kept lush year round with drip irrigation.