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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.
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We shall consider the triangle ABC obtained with the exterior bisectors of the triangle ABC.

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