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bisect

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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bisectbi‧sect /baɪˈsekt $ ˈbaɪsekt/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 HMTWO formal to divide something into two equal parts 🔊 A long cobbled street bisects the town from east to west.
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bisectSteel arms, called tendons, horizontally bisect a building's core, stretching like ribs between beams in the walls.They followed rivers for convenience, then struck out in a straight line, bisecting mountain ranges, cutting watersheds in half.A cursory line from the eye to bisect the body helps to supply the tail angle.The county council plans to build a bypass so that the A148 will no longer bisect the conservation village of Letheringsett.At the stairs a short hall bisected the rectangular corridor, leading to the bathroom on the other side.Our pre-war apartment is spacious, with windows on three sides and a central hallway that roughly bisects the rooms.It performs a special dance, walking in a circle which it then bisects while vigorously waggling its abdomen.
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Verb table
bisect
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theybisect
he, she, itbisects
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theybisected
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave bisected
he, she, ithas bisected
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad bisected
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill bisect
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have bisected
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam bisecting
he, she, itis bisecting
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you, we, theyare bisecting
Past
I, he, she, itwas bisecting
you, we, theywere bisecting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been bisecting
he, she, ithas been bisecting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been bisecting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be bisecting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been bisecting
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