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quadrisect

[kwod-ruh-sekt]
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verb (used with object)
  1. to divide (something) into four equal parts.

Origin of quadrisect

1800–10; quadri- + -sect
Related formsquad·ri·sec·tion, noun
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Examples from the Web for quadrisect

Historical Examples

  • Quadrisect this height and draw through these points horizontal lines.

    Text Books of Art Education, Book IV (of 7)

    Hugo B. Froehlich


British Dictionary definitions for quadrisect

quadrisect

verb
  1. to divide into four parts, esp into four equal parts
Derived Formsquadrisection, noun
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