AskDefine | Define bisect

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bisect v : cut in half or cut in two; "bisect a line"

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  1. To cut or divide into two parts.
  2. To divide an angle, line segment, or other figure into two equal parts.


  1. A bisector, which divides into two equal parts.
  2. An envelope, card, or fragment thereof showing an affixed cut half of a regular issued stamp, over which one or more postal markings have been applied. Typically used in wartime when normal lower rate stamps may not be available.

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Extensive Definition

Bisection is the general activity of dividing something into two parts.
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