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  • adjective (Bot.) Divided into three parts or segments by incisions extending to the midrib or to the base; -- said of leaves.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of trisect.

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Examples

  • Instead, their tone is one of lost time usually reserved for ex-hostages as they recall a city trisected into rich people on cocaine, poor people on crack and quaking innocents stuck in the middle.

    Peter Mehlman: 80's New York

  • Instead, their tone is one of lost time usually reserved for ex-hostages as they recall a city trisected into rich people on cocaine, poor people on crack and quaking innocents stuck in the middle.

    Peter Mehlman: 80's New York

  • The eye is drawn into the glaring center of this all-white painting, trisected by two thin vertical lines into an apparent triptych.

    In Case You Missed It: Ori Z. Soltes on the Jewish Abstract Expressionists After the Holocaust « The Blog at 16th and Q

  • Rooms filled with editors and/or boxes of film branched off long hallways that bisected or trisected the spaces.

    STAR

  • Every aspect of the tape from how bin Laden looks to why the tape was released now has been dissected, bisected, trisected, scrutinized and pulverized for further examination from every angle by the so-called experts.

    Osama's B-a-a-a-ck, Right in George Bush's Face

  • But could not have I reduced it a drop a day, or, by adding water, have bisected or trisected a drop?

    Confessions of an English Opium-Eater

  • He sat up straight, hit Pause, leaving the policeman openmouthed and palms-up on the screen in front of him, trisected by two vibrating lines of interference.

    Country of the Blind

  • A line of glow-tubes ran around the junction of bulkhead and ceiling and trisected the overhead: the 50ft roar of blowers made a background to the voices of his shipmates.

    The Past Through Tomorrow

  • As with stone, so with every other body: we should see that in this thing, body, there are three distinguishable characteristics — the pseudo-substance, the quantity, the quality — though they all make one and are only logically trisected, the three being found to constitute the unit thing, body.

    The Six Enneads.

  • But could not I have reduced it a drop a day, or by adding water have bisected or trisected a drop?

    The Opium Habit

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