Bisect refers to cut or divide into two equal or approximately equal parts. The word may also refer to intersect or split into two. An example of sentence using the word is, a landscape of farmland is bisected by long straight lines.
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[v. bahy-sekt, bahy-sekt; n.bahy-sekt]
VERB (USED WITH OBJECT)
to cut or divide into two equal or nearly equal parts.
Geometry to cut or divide into two equal parts: to bisect an angle.
to intersect or cross: the spot where the railroad tracks bisect the highway.
VERB (USED WITHOUT OBJECT)
to split into two, as a road; fork: There's a charming old inn just before the road bisects.
Philately. a portion of a stamp, usually half, used for payment of a proportionate amount of the face value of the whole stamp.