bisection

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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bisection - dividing into two equal partsbisection - dividing into two equal parts  
division - the act or process of dividing
Translations

bisection

[baɪˈsekʃən] N (Math) → bisección f, división f en dos partes; (= angle) → bisección f

bisection

n (Math) → Halbierung f
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