verb (used with object)
Words nearby trisect
Origin of trisect
OTHER WORDS FROM trisecttri·sec·tion, nountri·sec·tor, noun
Examples from the Web for trisection
A rule for the cubic equation by which the problem of trisection is solved has been given by Cardan.Scientific Studies|Henry Dircks
His problems of the trisection of the angle, and the duplication of the cube, are curious and interesting.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
He also contributes to the history of the trisection of an angle.
In other words, the trisection of any angle, by the use of the straightedge and compasses alone, is impossible.
Geometry versus Algebra; or the trisection of an angle geometrically solved.A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II)|Augustus de Morgan