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Meaning of BISECT

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

WordNet Dictionary
[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
\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.

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