acute bisectrix


noun Crystallography.

See under bisectrix(def 1).

Nearby words

  1. acute alcoholism,
  2. acute angle,
  3. acute anterior poliomyelitis,
  4. acute arch,
  5. acute ascending paralysis,
  6. acute brachial radiculitis,
  7. acute brain disorder,
  8. acute bulbar poliomyelitis,
  9. acute compression triad,
  10. acute contagious conjunctivitis

bisectrix

[ bahy-sek-triks ]
/ baɪˈsɛk trɪks /

noun, plural bi·sec·tri·ces [bahy-sek-trahy-seez] /ˌbaɪ sɛkˈtraɪ siz/.

Crystallography. an imaginary line bisecting either the acute angle (acute bisectrix) or the obtuse angle (obtuse bisectrix) of the optic axes of a biaxial crystal.
Geometry. a bisector.

Origin of bisectrix

First recorded in 1850–55; bisec(t) + -trix

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019


British Dictionary definitions for acute bisectrix

bisectrix

/ (baɪˈsɛktrɪks) /

noun plural bisectrices (baɪˈsɛktrɪˌsiːz)

another name for bisector
the bisector of the angle between the optic axes of a crystal
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012