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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.

## 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.

## 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
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
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:
 Verb 1 bisect - 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
iki eşit parçaya bölmek

## bisect

[baɪˈsekt] VTbisecar

## bisect

[ˌbaɪˈsɛkt] vtcouper en deux, diviser en deux

## bisect

vtin zwei Teile or (equal parts) → ; (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.
This cross sectional comparative study was carried out to compare paralleling technique (PT) and bisecting angle technique (BAT) for working length radiography in endodontics.
The first contribution of this work is the introduction of the Bayesian Information Criterion (BIC) [5] as a termination criterion for a bisecting version of the "Incremental K-Means" approach.
A detail from Modern Liverpool 1907, painted by Walter Richards for the city's 700th anniversary at its mercantile peak, showing the Port of Liverpool Building, lower left, and White Star Building, upper left, with the Overhead Railway bisecting Mann Island, front, from James Street at rear.
My colleague mentioned bisecting angles and the Cieszynski law and explained how these principles were used in dental imaging.
The broad swath of grassland bisecting the northern range, nicknamed the "Serengeti of Yellowstone" for its prolific wildlife, was conspicuously absent of middle-aged trees.
From practically the first second, someone or something is headed down the walkway bisecting the Lower East Side tenements and the toney River House apartments.
Since the '70s, disparate photographic images have been paired, overlaid, and overpainted, while organized structurally into grids and rows, or with a horizontal element bisecting a vertical one.
With a knife scar rakishly bisecting his face and a devastating way with a sawed-off shotgun, Omar is the polar opposite of a stereotypical gay man--ruthless with his enemies, tender with his boyfriends.
Earlier Tuesday, a South Korean patrol found holes in the two-layer wire fence north of Seoul, which forms the southern boundary of the 4-kilometer-wide Demilitarized Zone bisecting the two Koreas, Col.
Ruthlessly bisecting these segments is a rectangle, a whiteness flecked with covert and secret forms, half luminous, half obscure.

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