verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of bisect
Related formsbi·sec·tion, nounbi·sec·tion·al, adjectivebi·sec·tion·al·ly, adverb
Can be confusedbisect dissect
Examples from the Web for bisect
When partition came in 1947, the Pashtun demanded the redrawing of the old borders of the Raj so as not to bisect their homeland.David's Book Club: Pakistan, Between Mosque and Military|David Frum|April 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
After bisecting the Antiphasis, you can proceed to bisect each of the sections; and so on.Aristotle|George Grote
Bisect these distances, and these again, till you have a very close row of tacks, as in Fig. 12.Golden Days for Boys and Girls|Various
As the latter are perpendicular, they will bisect the angles between the other pair.
South Creek did not bisect Superior, as Don thought it might, but flowed in an arc through a southern segment of it.And Then the Town Took Off|Richard Wilson
Two chords of a circle, of which neither passes through the centre, cannot bisect each other.