Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of bisecting, or cutting or dividing into two parts; specifically, the act of cutting into two equal parts; the division of any line, angle, figure, or quantity into two equal parts.
  • noun One of two sections composing anything, or into which it may be divided: as, “one whole bisection of literature,”

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Division into two parts, esp. two equal parts.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A division into two parts, especially into two equal parts

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun dividing into two equal parts

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Examples

  • Thus, if the bisection is not made as early as between the two cells after the first segmentation but later, even at the blastula stage, or at that of the very young gastrula, you can still get twins.

    Hans Spemann - Nobel Lecture

  • This becomes especially clear when the bisection is made in such a way that it separates the ventral half of the embryo from the dorsal half.

    Hans Spemann - Nobel Lecture

  • Shaheed was conscious, despite bisection, and pointed up, 'Take me up there ... so I carried what was now only half a boy (and therefore reasonably light) up narrow spiral stairs to the heights of that cool white minaret, where Shaheed babbled ... the loudspeaker system was activated, and afterwards people would never forget how a mosque had screamed out the terrible agony of war.

    G. Roger Denson: The Beauty We Fear: The Mosques of Secular Muslim Writers

  • Shaheed was conscious, despite bisection, and pointed up, 'Take me up there ... so I carried what was now only half a boy (and therefore reasonably light) up narrow spiral stairs to the heights of that cool white minaret, where Shaheed babbled ... the loudspeaker system was activated, and afterwards people would never forget how a mosque had screamed out the terrible agony of war.

    G. Roger Denson: The Beauty We Fear: The Mosques of Secular Muslim Writers

  • Shaheed was conscious, despite bisection, and pointed up, 'Take me up there ... so I carried what was now only half a boy (and therefore reasonably light) up narrow spiral stairs to the heights of that cool white minaret, where Shaheed babbled ... the loudspeaker system was activated, and afterwards people would never forget how a mosque had screamed out the terrible agony of war.

    G. Roger Denson: The Beauty We Fear: The Mosques of Secular Muslim Writers

  • Shaheed was conscious, despite bisection, and pointed up, 'Take me up there ... so I carried what was now only half a boy (and therefore reasonably light) up narrow spiral stairs to the heights of that cool white minaret, where Shaheed babbled ... the loudspeaker system was activated, and afterwards people would never forget how a mosque had screamed out the terrible agony of war.

    G. Roger Denson: The Beauty We Fear: The Mosques of Secular Muslim Writers

  • Shaheed was conscious, despite bisection, and pointed up, 'Take me up there ... so I carried what was now only half a boy (and therefore reasonably light) up narrow spiral stairs to the heights of that cool white minaret, where Shaheed babbled ... the loudspeaker system was activated, and afterwards people would never forget how a mosque had screamed out the terrible agony of war.

    G. Roger Denson: The Beauty We Fear: The Mosques of Secular Muslim Writers

  • Shaheed was conscious, despite bisection, and pointed up, 'Take me up there ... so I carried what was now only half a boy (and therefore reasonably light) up narrow spiral stairs to the heights of that cool white minaret, where Shaheed babbled ... the loudspeaker system was activated, and afterwards people would never forget how a mosque had screamed out the terrible agony of war.

    G. Roger Denson: The Beauty We Fear: The Mosques of Secular Muslim Writers

  • Maybe the bisection would leave a piece of his land isolated and far from any overpass, and how, the farmer wanted to know, was he supposed to get across that highway with a tractor?

    Interstate 69

  • Because we were interested in linking spatial ability with empathy, we also included a very simple task of spatial attention called the line bisection task.

    Ability To Literally Imagine Oneself In Another's Shoes May Be Tied To Empathy

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