dichotomy

[ dahy-kot-uh-mee ]SEE DEFINITION OF dichotomy

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The nature of the universe is proved too subtle for this dichotomy.

Most of the examples of division which Plato gives are divisions by dichotomy.

Dichotomy (dī-koto-mi), a cutting in two; a division by pairs.

Another point of difference from Catenicella is the non-gemination of the cell at the dichotomy of a branch.

He mapped out the whole subject, dividing and subdividing it in accordance with the principle of “dichotomy.”

One almost senses a dichotomy between Franklin the politician and Franklin the man and moralist.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, from Greek dichotomia "a cutting in half," from dicha "in two, asunder" (related to dis "twice") + temnein "to cut" (see tome).

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