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synonyms for bisect

  • cut across
  • bifurcate
  • cleave
  • cross
  • dichotomize
  • divaricate
  • fork
  • furcate
  • halve
  • intersect
  • separate
  • split
  • branch off
  • cut in half
  • cut in two
  • dimidiate
  • divide in two
  • hemisect
  • split down the middle
See also synonyms for: bisected / bisection

antonyms for bisect

MOST RELEVANT
  • combine
  • join
  • unite
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How to use bisect in a sentence

The next point is, to ascertain the precision with which the learner can bisect an object with the wires of the telescope.
DECLINE OF SCIENCE IN ENGLANDCHARLES BABBAGE
I arranged my napkin upon my knee, seized my knife and fork, and proceeded with most critical acumen to bisect a beefsteak.
CHARLES O'MALLEY, THE IRISH DRAGOON, VOLUME 2 (OF 2)CHARLES LEVER
By the aid of this axiom it easily follows that the diagonals of a parallelogram bisect each other.
THE CONCEPT OF NATUREALFRED NORTH WHITEHEAD
Draw the chord a d and bisect it at o. Through o draw e f perpendicular to a d.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 787, JANUARY 31, 1891VARIOUS
South Creek did not bisect Superior, as Don thought it might, but flowed in an arc through a southern segment of it.
AND THEN THE TOWN TOOK OFFRICHARD WILSON
Two chords of a circle, of which neither passes through the centre, cannot bisect each other.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 6VARIOUS
Having given two parallel lines, to bisect on either any given segment without using a pair of compasses.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 6VARIOUS
Eight chief streets run from river to river, and twenty-four cross-streets bisect the eight at right angles.
NORTH AMERICA, VOLUME I (OF 2)ANTHONY TROLLOPE
We must bisect as far as may be, but the division is after all to be into limbs, not parts.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 16, SLICE 8VARIOUS
In addition they learned how to bisect and trisect the angle.
AN INTRODUCTION TO THE HISTORY OF SCIENCEWALTER LIBBY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BISECT

  • bisect
  • branch
  • diverge
  • divide
  • fork
  • furcate
  • ramify
  • separate
  • split
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.