from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To divide into three equal parts.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. to cut into three pieces
- v. to divide a quantity, angle etc into three equal parts
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To cut or divide into three parts.
- transitive v. To cut or divide into three equal parts.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To cut or divide into three parts, especially into three equal parts.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. cut in three
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Fub says: uh_clem: Actually, they would probably be very impressed if you could trisect an angle.
April 13, 2010, 12: 31 am uh_clem says: egd: While they may be amazed at your ability to trisect an angle, is it really worth taking up that much brain space for such a remote chance?
Actually, they would probably be very impressed if you could trisect an angle.
They would be impressed if you could trisect an angle using only a compass and straightedge.
But you can trisect any angle with this simple instrument.
While they may be amazed at your ability to trisect an angle, is it really worth taking up that much brain space for such a remote chance?
Academic mathematicians have the unfortunate duty to wade through unsolicited mails that trisect the angle and square the circle all the time.
Around 1900 in many places, one can assume such a trisect would be a flat line no UHI.
With Patch 22 you can square the circle, trisect the angle, and duplicate the cube.
If you have a question for me, hopefully related to comic books, the comic industry, or even comic blogging no "what's the meaning of life," "how do you trisect an angle," or "boxers or briefs"-type questions please, leave it in the comments section and I'll give you some answers later today.
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