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bi·sect / bīˈsekt; ˈbīˌsekt/ • v. [tr.] divide into two parts: a landscape of farmland bisected by long straight roads. ∎  Geom. divide (a line, angle, shape, etc.) into two equal parts. DERIVATIVES: bi·sec·tion n. bi·sec·tor n.

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bisect

bisect XVII. f. BI- + sect-, pp. stem of L. secāre cut.
So bisection XVII.

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