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Meaning of BISECT

Pronunciation:  [n]'bIsekt, [v]bI'sekt, bI'sekt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  cut in half or cut in two; "bisect a line"
 

BISECT is a 6 letter word that starts with B.

 

 See Also: cut

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Bi*sect"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bisected}; p. pr. & vb.
n. {Bisecting}.] [L. bis twice + secare, sectum, to cut.]
1. To cut or divide into two parts.

2. (Geom.) To divide into two equal parts.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: amputate, average, ax, bifurcate, branch, butcher, by two, carve, chop, cleave, cut, cut away, cut in two, cut off, dichotomize, dimidiate, dissever, divide, double, excise, fission, fissure, fold, fork, gash, hack, halve, hew, in half, incise, jigsaw, lance, middle, pare, prune, ramify, rend, rive, saw, scissor, sever, slash, slice, slit, snip, split, split in two, subdivide, sunder, tear, transect, whittle
 

 

 

 

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