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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
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## 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
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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"
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## 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.
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Translations
نصَّف، قَسَّمَ إلى قِسْمَيْن
půlit
halveretvedele
kettévág
helminga; skipta í tvennt
dalyti pusiaukirsti pusiau
iki eşit parçaya bölmek

## bisect

[baɪˈsekt] VTbisecar
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

## bisect

[ˌbaɪˈsɛkt] vtcouper en deux, diviser en deux
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

## bisect

vtin zwei Teile or (equal parts) → ; (Math) → halbieren
visich teilen
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## bisect

[baɪˈsɛkt] vttagliare in due (parti) (Math) → bisecare
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

## bisect

(baiˈsekt) verb
to cut into two equal parts. A diagonal line across a square bisects it.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

## bi·sect

vt. bisecar, dividir en dos partes.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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Next, we proved that these 6 bisectors meet on a single point.
The centre for Figure 5a is obtained from the intersection of the perpendicular bisectors of any two sides of the triangle.
Prove that angle bisectors at vertices A and B meet at the side CD.
From here, students would again most likely resort to trial and error, but this activity motivates further discussion on perpendicular bisectors, thereby achieving a benefit from DG.
such that [T.sub.n] is derived from [T.sub.n-1] by constructing equilateral triangles on the sides of [T.sub.n-1], and joining the bisectors of the segments joining the apexes of these equilateral triangles.
Tools for finding bisectors, mid-points, parallels, tangents, loci and transformations appear on a separate Construct palette: the third palette on the screen.
Everyone knows that the medians of a triangle are concurrent, as are the altitudes and the perpendicular bisectors of the sides.
Angle bisectors, midpoints, perpendiculars are all straightforward "constructions" for the paper folder.
When given after students learn how to construct an angle and perpendicular bisector, such a task can enable students to discover the usefulness of drawing both bisectors while strengthening their conceptual understanding of each bisector.
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Then according to the formula of the bisectors of the angles between two straight lines, one can easily obtain the equation of straight line AO: y = (2 - [square root of 3])x.

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