- to divide into three parts, especially into three equal parts.
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Historical Examples of trisect
We must trisect the main section, where the largest concentration of buildings is.
Then the three coils should trisect dead center, if the models were correct.
In addition they learned how to bisect and trisect the angle.An Introduction to the History of Science
But while we cannot trisect the angle, we may easily approximate trisection.The Teaching of Geometry
David Eugene Smith
A method to trisect a series of angles having relation to each other; also another to trisect any given angle.A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II)
Augustus de Morgan
- (tr) to divide into three parts, esp three equal parts