[ bahy-sek-ter, bahy-sek- ]
/ baɪˈsɛk tər, ˈbaɪ sɛk- /
a line or plane that bisects an angle or line segment.
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Example sentences from the Web for bisector
This proposition enables us to compute the length of a bisector of a triangle if the lengths of the sides are known.
The bisector of an angle of a triangle divides the opposite side into segments which are proportional to the adjacent sides.
British Dictionary definitions for bisector
/ (baɪˈsɛktə) /
a straight line or plane that bisects an angle
a line or plane that bisects another line
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