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# bisector

[ bahy-sek-ter, bahy-sek- ]

/ baÉªËˆsÉ›k tÉ™r, ËˆbaÉª sÉ›k- /

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noun Geometry.

a line or plane that bisects an angle or line segment.

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## Words nearby bisector

biscuit bread, biscuit-fired, biscuit tortoni, bise, bisect, bisector, bisectrix, bisellium, biserial, biseriate, biserrate

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## How to use bisector in a sentence

The bisector of an angle of a triangle divides the opposite side into segments which are proportional to the adjacent sides.

The Teaching of Geometry|David Eugene SmithThis proposition enables us to compute the length of a bisector of a triangle if the lengths of the sides are known.

The Teaching of Geometry|David Eugene Smith

## British Dictionary definitions for bisector

bisector

/ (baÉªËˆsÉ›ktÉ™) /

noun maths

a straight line or plane that bisects an angle

a line or plane that bisects another line

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