bisected

[ verb bahy-sekt, bahy-sekt; noun bahy-sekt ]SEE DEFINITION OF bisected
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Sutter picked up the bisected shell and went into the sitting room.

His face was emotionless as he looked beyond the light into the bisected shell.

To form this cube the circle (A) is drawn and bisected with a vertical line (B).

That night I stayed in Pontianak which is bisected by the Equator.

To obtain a correct intersection of this moulding, the angles A and B are bisected.

Frank led the way to the corner of the enclosure which was bisected by the brook.

This line is bisected in M, which constitutes the “mid-point.”

When finished, the nest is a ball of earth, bisected by the twig.

Shell with sixteen gates; the four lateral gates double, bisected by the lateral parts of an incomplete equatorial ring.

The wall of the thorax exhibits at the base four larger, nearly semicircular pores, bisected by the four primary thoracic ribs.

WORD ORIGIN

"to cut in two," 1640s, from Modern Latin bisectus, from Latin bi- "two" (see bi-) + secare "to cut" (see section (n.)). Related: Bisected; bisecting.

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