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1. Having or consisting of two parts.
a. Having two corresponding parts, one for each party: a bipartite contract.
b. Having two participants; joint: a bipartite agreement.
3. Botany Divided into two portions almost to the base, as certain leaves.

[Latin bipartītus, past participle of bipartīre, to divide into two parts : bi-, two; see bi-1 + partīre, to part (from pars, part-, a share; see perə- in Indo-European roots).]

bi·par′tite′ly adv.
bi′par·ti′tion (-tĭsh′ən) n.
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"Returning to the original conversation, don't you find, Anak, that though Loria handles the bipartition of the revenues with scrupulous care, he yet omits one important factor, namely--"
Le projet est global, la bipartition entre la politique et la nature des choses n'est qu'apparente: l'un mene toujours a l'autre et vice versa: Dans l'estat politique, je comprends l'histoire et les revolutions de ce Royaume [ ...
The three major manuscripts in question--the Laurenziano Rediano IX, the Vaticano Latino 3793, and the Palatino 418--all divide Guittone's work biographically into the periods before and after he becomes a Frate, a bipartition which Borra esteems and sets out to investigate as an overall key to the work's greatness, its internal historicity, and its poetic and moral consistency.
Par ailleurs, nous avions deja signale d'emblee que le droit prive des contrats excluait par definition le droit public des contrats, et que les differents systemes nationaux, pour des raisons historiques (155), ne se faisait pas la meme idee de cette bipartition, a supposer qu'ils la connaissent.
First, for each node the bipartition of all incident edges is dropped, which reduces this case to the undirected case.
It can be stated formally as follows: Let G be a bipartite graph with bipartition (F, C), where F is the set of facilities and C is the set of cities.
Alevi identity also includes an English version of Irene Melikoff's approach to the "bipartition" of the Bektashis and the Kizilbas-Alevis: a study on Bektashism in Bosnia by Erik Cornell; various approaches to the ethnic, political, and theological dimensions of Alevi revivalism in Turkey; articles on Sabetaism, Ahl-e Haqq, the Druze, and the Syrian Alawites or Nusairis; and an "epilogue" by Tord Olsson on "the scripturalization of Ali-oriented religions." Syncretistic Religious Communities has substantial articles on the Alevis by Martin van Bruinessen, Krisztina Kehl-Bodrogi, Ahmet yasar Ocak, and Anke Otter Beaujean; articles on the Ahl-e Haqq, Druzes, Alawites, etc.; and interesting etymological, historical, and theoretical excursus on "the phenomenon of syncretism" by Carsten Colpe.
The associated graph-coloring problems are known to be NP-complete [Coleman and Verma 1998a; Garey and Johnson 1979]; therefore, heuristic schemes are considered to construct the "bipartition." For more insight into the problem involved and algorithmic details refer to Section 6.
Ce glissement s'est effectue dans le sens d'une deconstruction de l'heteronormativite (ou heterosexualite comme norme socialement construite) et de toute identite sexuelle fixe, y compris de l'identite homosexuelle, percue comme etant encore emprisonnee dans la bipartition heteronormative.
The cardiac markers cTnI, myoglobin, and CK-MB mass were determined using the "sandwich" technique, with double monoclonal antibodies, by an automatic enzymofluoroimmunoassay (radial bipartition) Stratus II (Baxter Dade).
Moiety assignment is in principle an absolute bipartition of individuals (regardless of whether or not they are married or of whether or not their marriages compose closed circuits).