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bi•sect



Pronunciation: (
v.bī-sekt', bī'sekt;
n.bī'sekt),
[key]
v.t.
1. to cut or divide into two equal or nearly equal parts.
2. Geom.to cut or divide into two equal parts: to bisect an angle.
3. to intersect or cross: the spot where the railroad tracks bisect the highway.

v.i.
to split into two, as a road; fork: There's a charming old inn just before the road bisects.

n.
Also called split. Philately.a portion of a stamp, usually half, used for payment of a proportionate amount of the face value of the whole stamp.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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