- to divide into three parts, especially into three equal parts.
Origin of trisect
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There is one trisection which is of more importance than that of the angle.
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 rule for the cubic equation by which the problem of trisection is solved has been given by Cardan.Scientific Studies
- (tr) to divide into three parts, esp three equal parts